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Zinnias: Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Starlight Rose'

Botanical name: Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Starlight Rose'

Common name: zinnia

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Zinnias: Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Starlight Rose'
Zinnias: Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Starlight Rose'
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FigTree

Mercer island, Wa

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Soil: damp, neutral, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 3a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

deer resistant, fall interest, butterfly attracting, bee attracting, drought tolerant

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description for "Zinnias: Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Starlight Rose'"

A stunning rose and white flower that has resistance to leaf spot and mildew and is the first of its kind to be disease resistant. It provides generous and beautiful color all season long. It is a great flower for the novice gardener as it is very easy to grow and does not demand much attention. Height: 12-14 inches, Width: 12-14 inches, Garden Spacing: 10-12 inches. 'Starlight Rose' has just been announced the winner of the 2010 All-America Selections award! Renowned for its ability to withstand heat, humidity, drought, and just about anything else, 'Zahara Starlight Rose' is the first bicolor bedding Zinnia that can truly claim to be disease-resistant. --edited by dtd siegelgirl

History:

Bred by PanAmerican Seed Co. The 'Zahara' series was introduced in 2009. It is popular for its resistance to mildew and leaf spot, its nonstop blooms, and its larger flower size.

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