Sanvitalia procumbens

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 Sanvitalia procumbens subsp. var.  Creeping zinnia
Mexican creeping zinnia
Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 6 in to 8 in
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Lifespan: annual
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 6 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: orange, yellow
Asteraceae > Sanvitalia procumbens var. , Lam.

Sanvitalia procumbens with the common name of Mexican creeping zinnia[1] is the type species of the genus Sanvitalia and a member of the family Asteraceae and tribe Heliantheae.[2]

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Sanvitalia procumbens, Lam. A hardy floriferous annual, growing about 6 in. high, trailing in habit: lvs. ovate, about 1 in. long: fl.-heads with dark purple disk and yellow rays, resembling small rudbeckias, less than 1 in. across, numerous: achenes of the disk flattened and often winged and 1-2 aristellate. Summer to very late autumn. Mex. Var. flore-pleno, Hort. A double-fld. variety coming true from seed, and as vigorous as the type.—Worthy of more extended use as a low border annual. CH

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