Gold on Blue prairie zinnia
Zinnia grandiflora 'Gold on Blue'
Outstanding selection of native prairie zinnia chosen for its vigor, foliage color and large flowers. Excellent for hot, dry sites; thrives in all soil types, even dry clay. Recommended for slopes, along driveways and other places where it can spread as a large scale groundcover. Developed by David Salman. Read more here. Tips from the pros: Low maintenance, however shearing plants back in late fall or spring will clean out old growth. Best to plant in late spring or early summer to allow it to establish a strong crown before winter's cold.
|Water Needs||Dry to xeric|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 4-8|
|Soil Type||Clay, loam, sandy|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||Yes|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||It's easiest to never touch this plant. It will look brown in spring, but it is alive and will turn green the hotter it gets. Use a blower to remove other plant's leaf litter. You will appreciate not having to think about this plant.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Follow annual maintenance. This can be a long lived perennial if growing conditions are correct.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 6200 ft|