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Cherry Profusion Zinnia.
Zinnias are great nectar sources for butterflies! Although they are not native and will only grow as annuals
in all or most of North America they are still a good nectar choice.
Where to buy Zinnias
There are many, many different varieties of Zinnias available to choose from. Seed catalogs like Burpee and many others sell
zinnias of many different colors, shapes and sizes.
The Aster Family
Zinnias are a member of the Aster Family. These are herbs, shrubs, vines or sometimes even trees. There are 20,000 different species in the Aster family, made up from 1100 genera. Well known members of this family include Sunflowers, Zinnias, safflower and many kinds of lettuce.
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