- Botanical name: Sanvitalia procumbens
- Common name: Sanvitalia
- Plant type: Annual
- Features: Flowers
Sanvitalia procumbens is a cheerful Mexican annual, with flowers like miniature zinnias. It's a perfect choice for growing in hanging baskets and containers, as its soft hair stems soon sprawl and become prostrate, forming a solid carpet of bright foliage, studded with the flowers all summer. It's also ideal as edging for sunny beds and paths.
Grow Sanvitalia procumbens in well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead spent bloom to prolong flowering.
- Sun exposure: Full sun
- Aspect: South facing, West facing
- Hardiness: Half hardy
- Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy
- Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers
Effects:No toxic effects reported for this plant.