Multiple nectaries on a zinnia?

ed12715June 23, 2010

Hi,

I am a beginning gardener, growing zinnias for the first time. One of my zinnias actually has multiple nectaries on one blossom/stem - I count four! They are not as large as the nectary on a typical zinnia, but they are definitely there and distinct from one another. Is this unusual?

Thanks!

Erin

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brandon7 TN_zone(7)

It appears we have no zinnia experts.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2010 at 11:22AM
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nonmember_gw

I thought the nectaries in Zinnia were like those in other Asteraceae, surrounding the base of the style inside the base of each floret.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 6:08PM
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