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botanical name:
Zinnia elegans 'Envy'
Zinnia elegans 'Envy' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Youth and old age
synonyms:  Zinnia elegans 'Green Envy', Zinnia elegans 'Envy Double'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
description:
Strong growing bushy annual. Unusual double or semi-double flowerheads of pale chartreuse-green.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun. Tolerate some shade, which also tends to give a greener colouring to the flower. Frost tender. Deadhead to prolong flowering.

propagation:
From seed, best sown in situ.

other notes:
From Mexico.

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