Idyll Zinnias

michelle_zone4August 9, 2009

Since the Idylls went on a zinnia craze this spring, lets see what we all came up with. Here a few of mine, lets see yours.

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deanneart(z5Southern NH)

Those are absolutely BEAUTIFUL Michelle!!! I only have one pot with a zinnia in it and I bought it not started from seed. How do you keep them without powdery mildew and slug damage? I have real difficulties with these beauties.

Deanne

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 6:34AM
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gardenbug(Canada zone 5)

I only planted two varieties. Maybe more will bloom later. The garden needs weeding desperately!

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 10:45AM
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saucydog(z5MA)

Here's my Green Envy zinnias planted with salvia farinacea - they're just now getting started (because of all the wet cool weather):

Michelle, that's quite a collection you have there! GB, pretty colors you chose - I like the pale yellow (reminds me of the digitalis lutea).

Saucy

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 11:01AM
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denisez10(SoCal)

Beautiful! Maybe I should print these photos and staple them to a stick and plunge it in the spots where my zinnias were to grow, lol. For reasons Deanne has given, I pulled all mine, but noticed last week I overlooked a Red Spider zinnia, now lightly blooming. I had heard good things about this zinnia, and judging by its determination to live and bloom will give it a better spot next time.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 12:51PM
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gardenbug(Canada zone 5)

That pale yellow is supposed to be the same as Saucy's green! Who knows why, I'll blame the weather.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 12:52PM
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chloehoover(z6b VA)

Very cute - I'd love to see long shots too for the real effect....

Not a zinnia to be had on my property - I may copy denise & put your pinups in the front, LOL. Great idea.

-cindy

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 1:16PM
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dodgerdudette

Will the real Green Envy now please stand up ? From Garden 2009

Old Mexico From Garden 2009

Giant Cactus From Garden 2009 From Garden 2009

Magellan, I think . From Garden 2009 From Garden 2009

Kathy in Napa

    Bookmark   August 10, 2009 at 9:36PM
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candy_j

I'm feeling an urge to go hunting for a pot of zinnias tomorrow. These are all lovely specimens, rainbow colors and so many different shaped petals!

    Bookmark   August 11, 2009 at 10:54PM
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