Jocelyn H. Chilvers
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Rocky Mountain Zinnia (Zinnia grandiflora) contemporary-landscape
 

Rocky Mountain Zinnia (Zinnia grandiflora)

Rocky Mountain Zinnia (Zinnia grandiflora)
photo by Jocelyn H. Chilvers
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http://jocelynsgarden.blogspot.com

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Botanical name: Zinnia grandifloraCommon names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinniaOrigin: Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central AmericaWhere it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7; find your zone)Elevation range: 4,000 to 6,000 feetWater requirement: Very lowLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 15 inches wideBenefits and tolerances: Very long blooming — June to frost; very drought and heat tolerant; deer and rabbit resistantWhen to plant: SpringSeasonal interest: Rocky Mountain zinnia flowers prolifically from June to frost (the photographs here were taken in early July and early September).

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laura green added this to lellengreen's ideas
February 10, 2014
also with ratibida
lynnjoseph added this to Landscaping
February 9, 2014
Botanical name: Zinnia grandiflora Common names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia
meedwina added this to meedwina's Ideas
September 29, 2013
Desert zinnia for hot dry area.
bigfammama added this to rim house landscape, porch, patio, etc
September 29, 2013
brendafrantz added this to brendafrantz's ideas
September 24, 2013
Should try this on the west side of the house
soonersdoc added this to soonersdoc's Ideas
September 23, 2013
Low water plants
tjsnapdragon added this to yard
September 22, 2013
Rocky Mountain zinnia
4868 added this to Flower Gardens
September 21, 2013
If you're struggling with a hot and dry area that needs a big dose of color, Rocky Mountain zinnia can come to the rescue! Hearty to -30 F and needs full sun.
aeljdg added this to garden
September 21, 2013
drought resistant sun
Alice Robinson added this to midway house
September 19, 2013
perfect flower for us
eclecticgoddess added this to in my garden
September 19, 2013
Rocky Mountain Zinnia. Zones 4-7, thrives in hot dry areas and blooms June 'til frost!
southso added this to Landscape Ideas
September 19, 2013
Desert flowers for side yard
auburnlandscape added this to Ideas for Garden Landscaper 2013
September 19, 2013
Garden 2013 Botanical name: Zinnia grandiflora Common names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia Origin: Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America Where it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7; find your zone) Elevation range: 4,000 to 6,000 feet Water requirement: Very low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 15 inches wide Benefits and tolerances: Very long blooming — June to frost; very drought and heat tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant When to plant: Spring MOUNTAIN ZINNIA Seasonal interest: Rocky Mountain zinnia flowers prolifically from June to frost (the photographs here were taken in early July and early September).
dvosnick added this to dvosnick's Ideas
September 19, 2013
Idea for back of house
harp5790 added this to gardens
September 19, 2013
Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia Origin: Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America Where it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7; find your zone) Elevation range: 4,000 to 6,000 feet Water requirement: Very low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 15 inches wide Benefits and tolerances: Very long blooming — June to frost; very drought and heat tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant When to plant: Spring Seasonal interest: Rocky Mountain zinnia flowers prolifically from June to frost (the photographs here were taken in early July and early September).
motherhenning added this to Garden
September 19, 2013
Botanical name: Zinnia grandiflora Common names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia Origin: Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America Where it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7; find your zone) Elevation range: 4,000 to 6,000 feet Water requirement: Very low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 15 inches wide Benefits and tolerances: Very long blooming — June to frost; very drought and heat tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant When to plant: Spring Seasonal interest: Rocky Mountain zinnia flowers prolifically from June to frost (the photographs here were taken in early July and early September).
pollybo added this to pollybo's Favorites
September 18, 2013
Zinnia Grandaflora
bickel18 added this to bickel18's ideas
September 18, 2013
Rocckey Moutain zinnia plant
draperl added this to draperl's Ideas
September 18, 2013
Native flower
karolyntas added this to Plants
September 18, 2013
flowers
mattconnery added this to outside, porch and fence
September 18, 2013
Rocky Mountain Zinnia
dradams added this to dradams's ideas
September 18, 2013
zinnia grandiflora. deer resistant drought resistant
redjeep added this to redjeep's ideas
September 18, 2013
drought resistant 4000-6000 ft elavation
mschapker added this to mschapker's Favorites
September 18, 2013
Along east fence
missypittsburgh added this to missypittsubrgh #2
September 18, 2013
sounds great
boemsie added this to boemsie's ideas
September 18, 2013
zinnias good for our garden
xzha added this to Garden
September 18, 2013
Botanical name: Zinnia grandiflora Common names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia Where it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7)
jbott added this to jbott's ideas
September 18, 2013
flowers
Jobi Ledger added this to garden
September 18, 2013
rocky mountain zinnia ground cover for garage
gaelay added this to gaelay's ideas
September 18, 2013
yes
charleyp added this to charleyp's Ideas
September 18, 2013
Good plant for the house
carlafdanforth added this to carlafdanforth's ideas
September 18, 2013
zinnia grandiflora
lilwags72 added this to Backyard
September 18, 2013
Rocky Mountain Zinnia
billiebuckles added this to Kitchen, DR, LR, BR Ideas
September 18, 2013
For The Cedars planterr
Phyllis Twa added this to phyllis_twa's ideas
September 18, 2013
Rocky Mt. zinnia - good for here.
alberthopper added this to Plants
September 18, 2013
Botanical name: Zinnia grandiflora Common names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia Origin: Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America Where it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7; find your zone) Elevation range: 4,000 to 6,000 feet Water requirement: Very low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 15 inches wide Benefits and tolerances: Very long blooming — June to frost; very drought and heat tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant When to plant: Spring Seasonal interest: Rocky Mountain zinnia flowers prolifically from June to frost (the photographs here were taken in early July and early September).
lekuehn added this to lekuehn's Ideas
September 18, 2013
perennial plants--rocky mountain zinnias
pattidamore added this to Patti's garden ideas
September 18, 2013
idea for area with no sprinkers
nancy56 added this to nancy56's ideas
September 18, 2013
For lake
elmike added this to elmike's Ideas
September 18, 2013
front yard?
joaman added this to joaman's ideas
September 18, 2013
Rocky Mountain Zinnia...great plant for front of property???
dilang added this to dilang's Favorites
September 18, 2013
Rock garden idea
sbishop6362 added this to landscape
September 18, 2013
rocky mountain zinnia. drought resistant, good to -30, blooms spring till frost
darendts added this to darendts's Favorites
September 18, 2013
color
anamelia added this to anamelia's Ideas
September 18, 2013
f you're struggling with a hot and dry area that needs a big dose of color, Rocky Mountain zinnia can come to the rescue! This long-blooming perennial is a hardy native found on the dry slopes and mesas of the southwestern U.S., but is sorely underused in garden settings.
lynpurtz added this to lynpurtz's Ideas
September 17, 2013
Zinnias
cfife05 added this to exterior
September 16, 2013
Rocky Mountain zinnia for hot, dry, sunny areas
juliekenwood added this to juliekenwood's Ideas
September 16, 2013
Might be good for the front flower bed
Rodd added this to Rodd's Garden Ideas
September 16, 2013
Rocky Mountain Zinnia Botanical name: Zinnia grandiflora Common names: Rocky Mountain zinnia, prairie zinnia, desert zinnia Origin: Native to the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America Where it will grow: Hardy to -30 degrees (USDA climate zones 4 to 7; find your zone) Elevation range: 4,000 to 6,000 feet Water requirement: Very low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 15 inches wide Benefits and tolerances: Very long blooming — June to frost; very drought and heat tolerant; deer and rabbit resistant When to plant: Spring Seasonal interest: Rocky Mountain zinnia flowers prolifically from June to frost (the photographs here were taken in early July and early September).
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