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Red-star Zinnia

Afrikaans name: Engelsmannetjies

Red-Star Zinnias in iMfolozi Game Reserve

Photo © Steven Herbert

Zinnia peruviana

The Red-star Zinnia is not indigenous to South Africa. It originates from South and Central America. It has established itself in South Africa and is quite widespread.

It is an annual plant that can grow to a height of 50 cm.

The flowers are red and are each on a separate stalk.

The flowers of the Red-Star Zinnia appear in summer.

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