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Zinnia acerosa (Desert Zinnia)

Zinnia acerosa
Desert Zinnia, Narrowleaf Zinnia, Acero Zinnia, Mexican Zinnia

Native from southern Arizona to west Texas, this semi-woody perennial has gray-green needlelike leaves. In the summer it is covered with many small, papery white flowers with yellow centers.The persistent flower petals turn tan and papery. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils.

Plant Type Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1 (ft)
Spread 2 (ft)
Spacing 12" - 18" (in)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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