'Zowie! Yellow Flame' is highly recommended for containers because plants are heat and fairly drought tolerant. With zinnia plants in containers, gardeners will find less time is spent watering. 'Zowie! Yellow Flame' functions well as the tall centerpiece plant surrounded by other full-sun annuals, such as yellow marigolds or purple-leaved foliage plants. Gardeners can depend on 'Zowie! Yellow Flame' to illuminate any garden plantings.
AAS WINNER DATA
Genus species: Zinnia elegans
Common name: Zinnia
Unique qualities: New flower colors, consistent Semi-double bloom, long vaselife as cut flower
Flower size: 3-4 inches
Color(s): Flame - yellow with scarlet-rose center
Plant height: 24-29 inches
Width: 26-27 inches
Garden Spacing: 24 inches
Length of time from sowing seed to flower: 8 weeks
Closest comparison(s) on market: 'Whirligig Mix,' 'Sun Red'
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Date last revised: 01/05/2010