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saco

I am a city gardner in zone 5/6. Dramatic temp swings in this area with cold winters, and hot summers. Love to grow my own fruit and veggies!

Zinnia elegans 'Purple Prince'

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saco

And beauty from the back!! #zinnia #backofflower #backsideofflower #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia #grownfromseed

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saco

Beauty from the front... #zinnia #purpleprincezinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed

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saco

Sleepy pollinator. #zinniapurpleprince #sleepingbee #beefriendly #wildlifewednesday #beebed #purpleprince #grownfromseed #sacobackyard

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emch

#exoskeletal

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brightcolours

#bestofjuly 💖

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saco

Pollinator friendly flowers, grown from seed. #zinniapurpleprince #purpleprince #summerblooms #grownfromseed #butterflyfriendly #beefriendly #sacobackyard

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emch

#exoskeletal

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saco

I feel like this sleepy guy today. #mondaymotivation #sleepingbee #zinnia #pollinatorfriendly #beefriendly #purpleprince #zinniapurpleprince #grownfromseed

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saco

A grown from seed, late bloomer that this #bee just loved! #bestof2020 #purpleprincezinnia #beefriendly #beekind

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hkyfvr

#bee-u-ti-ful 💜

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crabby58

Beautiful close up 😃 #buzz #marco

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saco

Fall snow on this #latebloomer. #gyo #grownfromseed #purpleprincezinnia #purpleprince #snowcovered #octoberblooms #octoberblooms2020

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crabby58

SMH...I bet that zinnia is in shock 😛😬 @saco @cyndi

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saco

Still coming along! #purpleprincezinnia #fallblooms #latebloomer #easycare #octoberblooms #octoberblooms2020 #grownfromseed #

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fearlessthereforepowerful

That pic is amazing! They really look like eyes?!?

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saco

Love these late bloomers @fearlessthereforepowerful

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saco

Still growing!! #latebloomer #easycare #grownfromseed #purpleprincezinnia #fallblooms #octoberblooms #octoberblooms2020

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emch

#greatcolor

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lesliecole49

Mine are going really well right now too but the leaves are getting spotty

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saco

Get some!! #monarchbutterfly #zinnia #grownfromseed #easycare #fallblooms2020

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hkyfvr

Great photo 🦋🦋

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sherrisgarden

#butterfly 😍😍

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saco

Bees love #zinnia. #wildlifewednesday #grownfromseed #latebloomer #easycare #beefriendly #beekind #purpleprincezinnia

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kypie8

@saco Awesome photo!! 💕🐝

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kez001uk

Brilliant photo! He’s a proper little fluffy 🖤💛

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harebell

Beautiful 🥰

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laketitlow

Great photo

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saco

Get in there buddy! #zinnia #grownfromseed #purpleprincezinnia #fallblooms #fallblooms2020 #beefriendly #beekind

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alisons50

Great pic!

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emch

#exoskeletal

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crabby58

@saco. Superb picture

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laketitlow

Great photo

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saco

Thankyou @gjones @laketitlow @crabby58 @emch @alisons50 & all

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kypie8

@saco Fantastic shot! #bee #pollination #savethepollinators

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plants

Best of the month photo 📷

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saco

Getting his pollen sacks all filled up! #zinnia #grownfromseed #purpleprincezinnia #fallblooms #latebloomer #beefriendly #beekind #fallblooms2020

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emch

#exoskeletal

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greenroomgarden

Fantastic shot!

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kypie8

💓🐝 #bee #pollination #savethepollinators

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plants

Great photo

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saco

He's asleep. #beebed #zinnia #upclose #purpleprince #summerblooms2020 #easycare #beefriendly #grownfromseed #purpleprincezinnia

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kypie8

💞 this!!! 🐝💤

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crabby58

W😮W ... Nice picture

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saco

#monarch found this #zinnia and didn't let go for half an hour #summerblooms2020 #monarchbutterfly #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia

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sherrisgarden

No way ???!!! Wow that's Spectacular 😍😍😍😍😍. High Five for another great shot

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philstalder

Wow awesome pic and contrast. 👍

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saco

Thanks @philstalder @sherrisgarden he was on that one flower so long I though it was taking a nap

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sherrisgarden

You're welcome. 😀

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crabby58

Great picture!

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saco

#zinnia #summerblooms2020 #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia #wildlifewednesday #grownfromseed #easternblackswallowtail

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sherrisgarden

This is a spectacular capture !!! 😍😍. #frameworthy #bestofseptemeber #butterfly

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KariSamuel

#wowzers #stunning

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anges

Wow! 🦋🦋🦋

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Co0ker

Hi @saco ! Nice New profil drowning 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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kez001uk

Stunning photo 😍💕🖤💕😍

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saco

Thankyou @kez001uk @Co0ker @anges @KariSamuel @sherrisgarden and all

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sherrisgarden

Very welcome

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KariSamuel

Very welcome!

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crabby58

Wow.

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plantnerdikus

Wowsers 🥰😍

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hkyfvr

Amazing photo 🦋🦋🦋

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saco

An eastern black swallowtail I do believe, really enjoying this #purpleprince #zinnia. #wildlifewednesday #grownfromseed #purpleprincezinnia #septemberblooms #summerblooms2020 #easternblackswallowtail

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sherrisgarden

😍😍😍😍. #bestofseptember #butterfly #frameworthy

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columbiariver

Gorgeous

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laketitlow

Great photo

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kypie8

Wonderful shot!

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crabby58

SMH.... Amazing

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saco

Someday I want to sleep on a #zinnia bed too!! #sleepingbee #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia #summerblooms2020 #grownfromseed #easycare #beefriendly #beekind

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mich

Love it 💜💗

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saco

Everyone loves a nice #zinnia! #grownfromseed #easycare #summerblooms2020 #beefriendly #beekind #beemagnet #wildlifewednesday #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia

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saco

Bees luv 'em! #beemagnet #zinnia #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia #grownfromseed #summerblooms2020 #easycare #beefriendly #beekind

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onefoxtwofoxx

Bees are the best. 🐝 Great shot!

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saco

Almost there!! #zinnia #grownfromseed #purpleprince #purpleprincezinnia #summerblooms2020

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saco

One beautiful bloom for these two to enjoy!! #zinnia #grownfromseed #fallblooms #purpleprince #beefriendly #savethebees

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treefrog44

Glad they are sharing nicely! ;)

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saco

The bee and the yellow jacket just hanging around on the late season blooms. #zinnia #grownfromseed #fallblooms #purpleprince #yellowjacket #bumblebee

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kypie8

Haha how cool!! 😎 The yellow jacket is like β€˜I’ll wait my turn’

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saco

Still growing strong this fall. #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #fallblooms

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saco

#purpleprince addicts!! #monarchbutterfly #butterfly #zinnia #grownfromseed #fallblooms

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staciegokhan

Awesome!

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suerichards

Wow 🤩

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saco

Thankyou @staciegokhan @suerichards @gjones

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saco

Not sure of the variety, but they love the #purpleprince! #zinnia #grownfromseed #fallblooms #butterfly

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saco

They really like the #purpleprince variety. #zinnia #grownfromseed #fallblooms #monarchbutterfly

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staciegokhan

Pretty!

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columbiariver

What a gorgeous shot!

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saco

Thanks Laura! @columbiariver they are migrating south for winter, wish I could join them

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columbiariver

I'll go with you all!

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saco

All about them #zinnia! #purpleprince #grownfromseed #monarchbutterfly #monarchmigrationison

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anges

Such a colourful photo 😍

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sherrisgarden

Stunning photo !! 😍😍

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saco

They really liked this bloom. #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #summerblooms #monarch #monarchbutterfly

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KariSamuel

Duo! 🧡🧡

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saco

Doubles!! #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #summerblooms #monarch #monarchbutterfly

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saco

Zinnias are like butterfly beacons. #summerblooms #zinnia #grownfromseed #purpleprince #monarchbutterfly

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tkept

@saco Cool picture. 👍

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staciegokhan

Beautiful!

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treefrog44

Awesome shot! Love the colors! 💕

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Summergypsy

Beautiful photo! 💖

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saco

Thanks all @tkept @staciegokhan @treefrog44 @gjones @Summergypsy et al

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saco

Sunday morning visitor. #zinnia #summerblooms #grownfromseed #pollinator #purpleprince #butterfly

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suerichards

Wow amazing 👏👏👏

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saco

@treefrog44 @cyndi Would u happen to know what type this is?

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KariSamuel

Definitely a #swallowtail! https://www.joyfulbutterfly.com/black-swallowtail-butterflies-indoors/

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treefrog44

Black swallowtail 😉 it's a beauty 😍

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treefrog44

They host on parsley, carrots, dill, Queen Annes lace, and fennel @saco Do you have any of those in your garden?

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saco

Thankyou for i.d. @KariSamuel @cyndi @treefrog44 I have loads of Queen Annes lace throughout my yard for them to enjoy

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treefrog44

That's great to hear @saco I would check for caterpillars, you may be seeing more butterflies around! #femaleblackswallowtailbutterfly

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saco

I will keep a look out for them, now I know what they like!! @treefrog44

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saco

First one to bloom this summer!! #zinnia #purpleprince #summerblooms #grownfromseed #pollinator

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harebell

Beautiful 💕

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saco

One of the last blooms, of one of my favorite flowers. #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #fallblooms

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saco

It got a lil chilly around here last night, low 50's. This guy tucked himself in under a zinnia petal. #zinnia #purpleprince #sleepingbee #bee #beefriendly (Sorry about the bad quality pic, extremely low light.)

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saco

One big 'ol #purpleprince #zinnia #latebloomer

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suerichards

Beautiful 😍

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saco

#grownfromseed #summerblooms #latebloomer #zinnia #purpleprince

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grelis

Beautiful! 💕

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saco

Gotta love a late season bloomer!! #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #summerblooms #laborday

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columbiariver

I agree. And these are wonderful!

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saco

#zinnia #purpleprince #summerblooms #annual #grownfromseed #laborday

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KariSamuel

Great picture!

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suerichards

Stunning 💖

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saco

#zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #summerblooms #annual #laborday

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saco

Without fail, everytime I look at the #zinnia a #bee is enjoying their pollen. #beefriendly #summerblooms #purpleprince #grownfromseed #pollinatorsloveit

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saco

The bees love #zinnia so much they use them as beds! (The fly on petals was awake) #sleepingbee #summerblooms #purpleprince

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lovestogarden

🤫Oh, sweet #bee. #fly

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saco

At one point the fly landed on the bee, but kept on sleeping !! @lovestogarden

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lovestogarden

That is hilarious! 😂😂❀️

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kimguy

That's so cute. I had one sleeping on my zinnia this am. Lol.

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saco

Just a hint of purple showing. #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed #summerblooms

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columbiariver

This is exciting! 😎🌱🐝🌺

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saco

The butterflies will be looking for them! @columbiariver

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KariSamuel

I love mine! I will never be without zinnias again!! 😄

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columbiariver

Me neither Kari. The butterflies just keep coming saco 😄🦋🏵🦋🏵🦋🏵🦋🏵🦋🏵 @karisamuel

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kimguy

Zinnias, the people pleaser!

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saco

Yup, zinnias rock!! @KariSamuel @kimguy @columbiariver

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kimguy

💯%

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saco

#newgrowth #zinnia #purpleprince #grownfromseed

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alan1111

I do like zinnias, it's my first year growing them, I'll be growing them again 👍

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KariSamuel

@alan1111 - I just said the same thing!! I will never be without them now!! 😋

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saco

Zinnias are starting to open up now. #purpleprince #zinnia #grownfromseed

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saco

From last year's seed. #zinnia #summerblooms #purpleprince

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suerichards

Fabulous photo 😍

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saco

Thanks @suerichards & @gjones

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saco

Just getting started. #zinnia #summerblooms #purpleprince

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KariSamuel

@gjones - I sown Green Envy seeds too... and I think mine are in the same state!

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saco

Sorry to hear that @gjones @karisamuel Zinnia seeds can still be sown now if you have any left

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saco

A summertime classic grown from last year's seed. (They are sister plants @KariSamuel ) #zinnia #purpleprince #summerblooms

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suerichards

Beautiful photo 😍

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saco

#flashbackfriday #zinnias #summer2017

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petitelake

@saco do you have any companion plants with your zinnias. I'm planning a zinnia garden and would love companion plant ideas.

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saco

Zinnias are a great companion for vegetables in the garden @petitelake Pollinators love them, heirloom varieties are great. Purchase once, and you can save seeds for life each season!!

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saco

Never have I ever seen a #butterfly around here on the first day of November. #purpleprince #wildlifewednesday

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columbiariver

Climates, they are a changin'! Awesome the last of your zinneas get butterflies love. 😍

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saco

The climate has always been changing on Earth, hehee @columbiariver

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columbiariver

Point made Mr. Saco. I've never witnessed it changing as quickly as we are experiencing now.

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saco

Oh, I'm just joking around, @columbiariver It is noticeably warmer here, the past few years, summer to winter, shorter Fall and Spring.

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columbiariver

You're such a kidder!

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saco

Butterflies all over the #zinnia today. #purpleprince #monarchbutterfly

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kimguy

Fantastic...Seeing double

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saco

Butterfly magnets. #zinnia #purpleprince #monarchbutterfly #wildlifewednesday

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saco

I counted seven of these beauts on the #zinnia this aft. #purpleprince

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Acetaker

Beautiful! Would u have seeds for these to share?

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saco

Happy Friday!!!! The butterflies are out in droves today!! Loving the #zinnia . #purpleprince #monarchbutterfly

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saco

Thanks @gjones Perfect fall day here 73°

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kaigia

Perfect close up photo.

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saco

#bee #zinnia #purpleprince #wildlifewednesday

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plants

Lovely shot 📸👏

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Di007

Gorgeous 💕

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saco

The color bleeding through the leaf is a preview of what the flower color will be. #zinnia #purpleprince #leaf

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kaigia

I had no idea! Now I'm so excited to check out my zinnia leaves😁

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saco

#zinnia #purpleprince #beneficialinsect #butterfly

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columbiariver

Such a beauty! Great pic Mr saco.

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saco

Thats what my students call me, hehee @columbiariver

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columbiariver

Well, Mr saco it is then! 👍✌

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plants

📸👏👏👏🐝

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saco

Someone is enjoying the #zinnia this morning. #butterfly #purpleprince #macro

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Di007

Wow 😀

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saco

I'm really digging this color combo. #zinnias #purpleprince #greenenvy

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daisy-jane

I'm digging it too,looks beautiful 💖💛💖

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saco

Zinnia combo. #purpleprince #greenenvy

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saco

#zinnia #purpleprince #macro

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purplebird

Oooo nice!🤗

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saco

#zinnia #purpleprince #macro

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saco

First bloom of the season!! #zinnia #macro #purpleprince

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lesliecole49

Yay, and a beautiful color!

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saco

I'm quite pleased, most the zinnia I planted didn't fare so well this season. @lesliecole49

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lesliecole49

I have some little 99 cent annual zinnias that selfseeded all over the yard, (birds?) I dug them and put them in a hollow tree stump. They're doing well and such a pretty orange. I really ought to post them

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lesliecole49

I have some little 99 cent annual zinnias that selfseeded all over the yard, (birds?) I dug them and put them in a hollow tree stump. They're doing well and such a pretty orange. I really ought to post them

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saco

Getting there. #zinnia #purpleprince #macro

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