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Zinnia elegans 'Purple Prince'
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common name: Dahlia-flowered Zinnia
synonyms: Zinnia 'Giant Purple Prince'
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
Vigorous half-hardy annual, mid-green basal foliage and from July, tall sturdy stems bearing very large double, rosy purple flowers. Disease and mildew resistant.
Well drained soil in full sun. Frost tender.
From seed, in containers in early spring or, probably better, in-situ around May.
Bedding schemes, borders, good for cutting