Scientific Name: Sanvitalia procumbens Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded, Weeping
Common Name:creeping zinnia Texture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Arching, Spreading
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Mexico, Central America Hardiness Zone:Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Lanceolate, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), Yellow, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket, Small garden/space, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves are 1.5 - 3cm, dark, and lanceolate; Flower is a 1.5 - 2cm head with yellow ray florets and dark brown-black disk florets. “Procumbens” refers to the low (up to 15cm) height of the plant.