Zinnia (Zinnia sp.)

Good garden annual for beds or pots. Good cut flower. Large colorful blooms on very sturdy plants. Bloom size ranges from 1-4 inches in diameter. For dependable, low maintenance zinnias resistant to powdery mildew, consider using Zinnia angustifolia cultivars. They produce numerous single flowers on compact spreading plants. They include: 'Crystal White' 10-14 inches tall, white flowers; Crystal Orange 10-14 inches tall, orange flowers; 'Star Orange' 10-14 inches tall, orange flowers; 'Star White' 10-14 inches tall , white flowers. The 'Profusion' Series, Zinnia hybrida also are excellent choices for disease tolerant zinnias.

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 8 - 36 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Bloom Color: Green, Lavender, Pink, Red, White, Yellow
  • Bloom Season: May - September
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Medium, Tall
Caring for Zinnia
  • Full sun, in moist well-drained soil.
  • Deadhead for continuous bloom.