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Desert Zinnia



A perennial sub-shrub averaging a foot in height and spreading up to 3 feet wide. The leaves are grayish- green, thin and needle like with smooth-edges. It has solitary flowers, white rays with a yellow disk blooming as early as March into November. Prefers full sun, and well-drained rocky, loose, or clay soils making it very drought tolerant. Commonly used for landscaping. Native throughout the southern regions of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.