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Sanvitalia procumbens
Sanvitalia procumbens

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Zones A1-A3, 1-45, H1, H2
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Regular Water
Moderate

Sanvitalia procumbens

Creeping Zinnia
Asteraceae (Compositae)
Annuals

This Mexican native is not really a zinnia, but it looks enough like one to fool most people. Grows only 4–6 in. high but spreads or trails to 1 1/2 ft. or wider. Leaves are like miniature (to 2-in.-long) zinnia leaves. Flowers are nearly 1 in. wide, with bright yellow or orange rays around a dark purple-brown center. Blooms from midsummer until frost.

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