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Creeping Zinnia

Botanical Name
Sanvitalia procumbens
Height
6 to 12 inches
Width
9 to 18 inches
Flowers
June to frost: daisy-like, yellow to orange-yellow rays surround dark purple-brown disc
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, dry to medium
Planting & Care
  • Do not overwater
  • Tolerates heat, drought and low fertility
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Mandarine Orange - double flowers, orange with dark centers, like minature sunflowers
  • Irish Eyes - orange-yellow rays surround green disk, 6 inches tall
  • Sprite Series - semi-double flowers in shades of yellow and orange with dark brown centers, 10 to 12 inches tall
  • Gold Braid - golden yellow flowers with dark brown center, strong bloomer
  • Sunbini (Sanvitalia procumbens 'Starbini') - bright yellow flowers

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