Category Archives: Zinnia

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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A Bright Spot

As I mentioned yesterday, many of my plants are currently serving as a salad bar to ravenous Japanese Beetles. The zinnias are no exception, but there are a few blooms that have been left unblemished like this ‘Big Red’ zinnia: … Continue reading

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Zinnia Dreamland Red

For years one of my go-to annuals has been Zinnia ‘Dreamland Red’. If I couldn’t find seeds for this beauty, I would probably break into a cold sweat. These short, sturdy zinnias are one of my favorites for the front … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal: Zinnia ‘Peppermint Stick’

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A Bevy of Blooms: Tall Zinnias

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