Zinnia in the garden
Seek to a hot, dry region in the garden? It takes a large dose of color and you don’t know how you achieve this? We can help you. The Zinnia is the plant that you need!
Botanical name: Zinnia Grandfolia
Common name: Zinnia
Origin: comes from the United States, Mexico and Central America
Where will it grow: in places where the temperature never falls below 0 degrees
Height range: 1200-1800 meters
Water requirements: very low
Light requirements: Very high
Height: 15-20 centimeters tall and 25 to 38 cm wide
Advantages and tolerances: It has a very long flowering period and is resistant to heat and drought. It is not touched by rabbits and deer.
When should it be grown: In spring
Interests of different seasons: it blooms mostly from June to the first Frost (the photos here are from July and September)
Distinguishing characteristic: Bright, Golden bright petals and dark orange dust bag. It has fine, needle-like leaves in a cool blue-green nuance.
How should it be used in practice
You can very well use this plant in dry and dark gardens. These can be combined with plants dosing another drought.
Comments on the planting
Irrigate the root system, so that this well developed. Then, you should reduce the water.
This plant needs good fertilised soil and a sunny position