It’s Zinnia time….

My side garden, which once was filled with Japanese Morning Glories this time of the year, is filled with zinnias. I was so impressed with the color variation in the tetraploid State Fair descendents grown last year, that I committed a significant part of my garden this year to grow more. My intent this year also is to search for other flower forms to add to my tetraploid gene pool. One row is dedicated to growing Burpee Big Tetras with this in mind. So far I am very pleased with the variety I’m seeing. Here are a few examples:

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