Zinnias

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  1. Sherry8

    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    I thought I had posted this here but I can't find it now so here goes...

    I found some zinna seeds from a pink large zinnia that got lost under the steps in our basement...I wasn't sure where to plant them so I put them in a container off of the patio with some dark purple calla lilys in the center....to my delight, I ended up with pink zinnias of all shades of pink , white ones, orange ones and yellow ones...

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  3. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    What a lovely show they gave you for finding them Sherry :stew1:
     
  4. chocolate

    chocolate In Flower

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    Beautiful flowers and so healthy, what a lovely find.I really like the pink ones.
    Zinnias seem to come up in whatever colour they feel like, I wonder if the seeds will produce the same colours next year.
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Beautiful! One of the reasons Zinnia's are one of my favorite - they never disappoint :)
     



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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Zinnias are so eye catching aren't they? They always bring a smile to my face. You certainly have a lovely mix of colours there. :-D
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Beautiful! Such healthy plants! I'd like to know your secret for getting them to bloom so well!
     
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    koszta kid Young Pine

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    Sherry Love them all. Had four containers with Zinnias. Had rescued them many times-coons turned them over.Fish oil in the soil.Being in the country.
     
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    CrisGzr In Flower

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    So pretty!
     
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    oubee In Flower

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    So pretty! I will definitely try growing them now!
     
  11. Sherry8

    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    The ones I buy already started from the nursery tend to get the mildew on them when I plant them in the ground but these have grown so tall, I hold my breath when we get bad storms and downpours...now today it is suppose to hail.

    These are in a container and I did use worm compost in all my containers and flower beds this spring...they have some morning shade and then late in the day shade, I wasn't sure how they would do with the shade.
     
  12. Annette

    Annette Seedling

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    they are lovely...one of my favorites as well!
     
  13. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    I planted some Zinnias for the first time this year... Now I think I'll always have some... they are so pretty... and your's is no exception! :stew2:
     
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    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    A very happy flower! Zinnias make me think of Glenda because when I first joined "The Stew" she sent me some seeds :-D
     
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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    Awesome plants for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies to your yard!
     
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    Very nice blooms/colors!
     

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