Creeping Zinnia

Creeping Zinnia

Light:

Part Sun,
Sun

Type:

Annual

Height:

Under 6 inches to 12 inches

Width:

12-18 inches wide, depending on type

Flower Color:

Orange,
White

Foliage Color:

Chartreuse/Gold

Seasonal Features:

Fall Bloom,
Spring Bloom,
Summer Bloom

Special Features:

Good for Containers

how to grow Creeping Zinnia

Propagation

Seed

Stem Cuttings

garden plans for Creeping Zinnia

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Summer Butterfly Garden Plan

plant Creeping Zinnia with

Moss rose

Moss rose

Moss rose is the gardener’s choice for the hottest, driest, most problematic spots in the garden — even a clay strawberry pot in full sun. This succulent plant thrives in heat, drought, and lousy soil, rewarding gardeners with nonstop color. Coming in sunny warm reds, oranges, magentas, and yellows, moss rose looks at home in a sun-drenched area. There’s also a whole pastel color palette for moss rose — creamy white, pink, and peach varieties. It often happily reseeds, coming back every year with gusto.

Pansy

Pansy

From tiny, cheerful Johnny jump-ups to the stunning 3-inch blooms of Majestic Giant pansies, the genus Viola has a spectacular array of delightful plants for the spring garden. They’re must-haves to celebrate the first days of spring since they don’t mind cold weather and can even take a little snow and ice!They’re pretty planted in masses in the ground, but also cherished for the early color they bring to pots, window boxes, and other containers. By summer, pansies bloom less and their foliage starts to brown. It’s at this time that you’ll have to be tough and tear them out and replant with warm-season annuals, such as marigolds or petunias. But that’s part of their charm — they are an ephemeral celebration of spring!

Zinnia

Zinnia

Want fast color for just pennies? Plant zinnias! A packet of seeds will fill an area with gorgeous flowers in an amazing array of shapes and colors — even green! And it will happen in just weeks. There are dwarf types of zinnias, tall types, quill-leaf cactus types, spider types, multicolor, special seed blends for cutting, special blends for attracting butterflies, and more.Zinnias are so highly attractive to butterflies that you can count on having these fluttering guests dining in your garden every afternoon. But to attract the most, plant lots of tall, red or hot pink zinnias in a large patch. ‘Big Red’ is especially nice for this, and the flowers are outstanding, excellent for cutting. Zinnias grow quickly from seed sown right in the ground and do best in full sun with dry to well-drained soil.

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