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Synonyms for zinnia

any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads

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I know how important it is to have reliable people to help out and Zinnia never lets anyone down, she will always go the extra mile.
The award comes because of its resistance to powdery mildew and its ability to flower from May to October - earlier and later than previous bedding Zinnias.
An oil discovery in the Zinnia field, located 15 kilometers to the east of the Belli field, was made recently within the Abiod formation.
14-Valentine's Day, zinnia plants from the Veggie ground control experiment at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida were harvested Feb.
Zinnia plants from the Veggie ground control experiment at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida were harvested Feb.
Stylish Zinnia windbreak, pounds 95 ZPM (020 8939 1780, www.
Kester's wife, Zinnia, 31, and their daughters, India, three, and Liberty, one, are living in a mobile home on the two-thirds acre site and expect to move in before Christmas.
The First Bank of Nigeria Plc s shareholders will meet on September 24, 2012 at Zinnia Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos after being directed by the court intended for supporting the planned reorganization of FBN Holdings its holding company, in conformity with the rules set by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Try ageratum, dwarf dahlia, globe amaranth, impatiens, lobelia, Madagascar periwinkle (vinca), marigold, statice, petunia, phlox, portulaca, salvia, sanvitalia, sunflower, sweet alyssum, verbena, and zinnia.
Purple Majesty'' recently won the prestigious All-American Selections Gold Medal, an honor bestowed on only one other plant - the ``Profusion'' Zinnia - during the past decade.
Among the ivy geraniums, 'Picasso', with bicolored burgundy and white flowers, was judged the favorite, while the overall best of show was a mildew-free giant zinnia, Benary's Giant Formula Mix.
Trees, shrubs and plants that are best for people with allergies include alyssum, apple, azalea, begonia, cactus, cherry, clematis, columbine, crocus, daffodil, dahlia, daisy, dogwood, dusty miller, geranium, hibiscus, hosta, hyacinth, hydrangea, impatiens, iris, lilac, lily, magnolia, narcissus, pansy, pear, petunia, phlox, plum, rose, salvia, snapdragon, sunflower, tulip, verbena, viburnum and zinnia.
In 1999, a dahlia-flowered zinnia series called Benary's Giants was selected as cut flower of the year by the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers.
A center arrangement can display larger summer flowers in the same colors and shapes: gaillardia, gloriosa daisies, and Zinnia elegans with yellow or red blooms.
TUTU-CUTE: You can create a party mood with just a few flowers stuck in these whimsical single flower vases made with a skirt of dyed curled wood shavings to resemble a giant zinnia - or a ballet dancer's skirt.