Category Archives: Zinnia

Trying ‘Peppermint Stick’ Again

I’ve mentioned before that I swear off annuals that frustrate me, but over time I forget what I didn’t like about them and then I try them again. Zinnias like ‘Peppermint Stick” (above and below) and “Whirligig” have often given … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Zinnia Zahara ‘Starlight Rose’

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Up Close and Personal: Zinnia ‘Sun Gold’

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Up Close and Personal: Zinnia ‘Dreamland Coral’

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My Favorite Zahara

‘Zahara Raspberry’ zinnias are quickly becoming my favorites in this zinnia series I love so much. The flowers are a very dark, rich red when they first open: But as the flowers age they change into their namesake raspberry-pink: These … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Zinnia ‘Sun Gold’

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Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Cherry’

One of my favorite go-to zinnias is ‘Profusion Double Cherry’. This cultivar never lets me down. The plants are loaded with cherry-pink flowers all summer into fall and pests and diseases don’t bother them. Even if I forget to deadhead … Continue reading

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‘Benary’s Lilac” Zinnias

Zinnias are my favorite flowers of all. They always look so cheery, they come in bright beautiful colors and butterflies and bees and even hummingbirds love them. The Benary’s series of zinnias are great anchor plants for the back of … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Bumblebee on Zinnia

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Up Close and Personal: Zinnia ‘Park’s Picks Purple’

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