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A native perennial wildflower found in arid areas of western United States. This durable little zinnia thrives in rugged, extreme spots where strong winds and severe heat are common. A well mannered spreading ground cover that can adapt to the rocky, sandy soil in your yard too. Grows 4-8 inches, creating a carpet of sunny yellow flowers beginning in midsummer. Loved by pollinators and birds. Zones 4-9
Perennial zone 4-9
Germination: 10-30 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-70ºF.
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on surface, lightly cover
Starting Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-70ºF soil temperature. Transplant around last frost, space 6-8" apart.
Sowing Outdoors: Mid spring into early summer and fall.
Growth Habit: Spreading ground cover
Height and Width: 4-8" x 15"
Spacing: 6-8" apart
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Loose, rocky, sandy well drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 75-80 days
Uses: Rock garden, flower beds, wildflower and cottage gardens, attracts butterflies and beneficials, erosion control for dry slopes
Care: Second year plants will not begin showing their growth until the warmer summer weather comes. Divide plants in spring