Sanvitalia procumbens 'Gold Braid'
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Sanvitalia procumbens 'Gold Braid'

creeping zinnia
trailing santivalia

  family compositae 
  genus sanvitalia 

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Genus  Sanvitalia Species  procumbens Variety  Cultivar  Gold Braid Common names  creeping zinnia   trailing santivalia Family  COMPOSITAE Specimen number  S11216 Data source  HtZn p166
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  5" - 6" Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Dry, well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Sanvitalia procumbens 'Gold Braid' needs summer days with high heat. Trailing santivalia (also known as creeping zinnia) likes full sun. It needs soil that is dry, well drained. This plant can survive for a while without water.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  yes Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Sanvitalia procumbens 'Gold Braid' is typically propagated by seed. Trailing santivalia (in some places called creeping zinnia) is a cultivar whose parent most likely originates from Mexico.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Sanvitalia procumbens 'Gold Braid' has an annual life cycle. Flowers: Trailing santivalia (locally known in some parts as creeping zinnia) has sunflower like flowers with large centers and double surrounding rays. Flowers begin in June and don't stop until October. The flowers are most often a yellow color, with an accent in purple.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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