Creeping Zinnia Facts
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Creeping zinnia, also known as golden stars, is native to Mexico and is a low-maintenance garden ground cover known for its bright yellow flowers with brown centers. Its scientific name is Sanvitalia procumbens.
Primarily used as a ground cover, creeping zinnia also does well in rock gardens, cascading down a wall or in hanging baskets.
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