1999 AAS Flower Award Winner:
Zinnia 'Profusion Orange' (Gold Medal)
National Winner
1999 AAS Flower Award Winner:
Zinnia 'Profusion Orange' (Gold Medal)
National Winner

Zinnia 'Profusion Orange' (Gold Medal)
1999 AAS Flower Award Winner

Single orange blossoms are borne on these plants. Flowers are similar to the Cherry, about 2 to 3 inches. The mature plants will be about 18 inches tall and spread about 20 inches. These plants only need fertile soil and water when it does not rain. They are carefree, easy to grow plants that provide season long color without work such as deadheading.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Flower Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Zinnia
Variety Name: 'Profusion Orange' (Gold Medal)
Genus: Zinnia
Species: interspecific hybrid
Year: 1999
Common Name: zinnia
Type: Flowers from Seed
Breeder: Sakata Seed
Close Market Comparison: 'Rose Pinwheel'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Dead Heading Recommended: NO
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Compact, Upright
Plant Height: Medium: 10" to 24"
Garden Spacing: 10-12 inches
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Color: Orange
Bloom Color Pattern: Solid
Bloom Size: 2 inches
Fragrance: None
Weather Tolerance: Drought, Heat
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Hanging Basket: YES
Low Edging: YES
Medium Height Divider: YES
Tall Background: NO
Ground Cover: NO
Herb: NO
Cut Flower: YES
Dried Flower / Everlasting: NO
Houseplant: NO
Water Garden: NO
Edible Ornamental: NO

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