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Sanvitalia procumbens ‘Mandarin Orange’

Creeping zinnia

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourOrange

Description

Sanvitalia procumbens ‘Mandarin Orange’ (Creeping zinnia). This is a fast-growing annual with pointed, oval, medium green leaves and orange, daisy-like flower heads borne in mid summer.

Characteristics

Annual, Herbaceous

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Hanging basket, ground cover, border

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They prefer a moderately rich soil with full sun in a well drained location. It is highly salt-tolerant and will make a great addition to a coastal garden. They are usually grown as annuals.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds.

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