Dakota Gardener: Joyful zinnias
October 17, 2022
I have a few flowers on my list that make me happy. They are flowers that must be cut and brought into the house. One is a spring flower, peonies, and one is a summer or fall flower, zinnias.
Zinnias are a member of the Asteraceae or Composite family, the same family in which sunflowers belong. The leaves are arranged opposite on the stem and do not have a petiole attaching the leaves to the st...