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Zinnia elegans ‘Senora’

Zinnia 'Senora', Tall Garden Zinnias

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Zinnia elegans ‘Senora’ features large, mostly double flowers with some semi-double blooms, 3-5 in. across (7-12 cm), packed with brilliant salmon twisted petals. Borne atop sturdy stems, the cactus-type flowers float above the fresh green foliage and make a bold statement in the landscape. Blooming profusely over a lengthy season extending from early summer to frost, they are perfect for the sunny border and make lovely bouquets.

  • Forms a dense, compact mound up to 28-40 in. tall (70-100 cm) and 12 in. wide (30 cm).
  • Extremely easy to grow, Zinnias are annuals which love full sun and prefer a humusy, evenly moist and well-draining soil.
  • Great choice for beds and borders or large containers. Excellent pick for the cutting garden!
  • Adored by butterflies, hummingbirds and birds.
  • Don’t crowd them to keep them disease-free and avoid powdery mildew. Air circulation is important!
  • Among the easiest plants to grow from seed, you can start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last first date, should you wish earlier spring blooms.

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Requirements

Hardiness 2 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Compositae
Genus Zinnia
Common names Zinnia
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 2' - 4'
(60cm - 120cm)
Spread 9" - 1'
(23cm - 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Cutting Garden, City and Courtyard
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Zinnia elegans ‘Senorita’
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Zinnia elegans ‘Salmon Queen’
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Cleome hassleriana ‘Sparkler Blush’ (Spider Flower)
Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon)
Pennisetum villosum (Feathertop Grass)

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Requirements

Hardiness 2 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Compositae
Genus Zinnia
Common names Zinnia
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 2' - 4'
(60cm - 120cm)
Spread 9" - 1'
(23cm - 30cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow, Cutting Garden, City and Courtyard
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