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Zinnia Elegans

Botanical Name:

Zinnia elegans

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Inflorescence is a head-on terminal elongated peduncle; heads large to gigantic, 4-8" in diameter; involucral bracts imbricated, broadly obtuse, bicolored. Flowers are typically semidouble to double, of various anthocyanin or cartenoid colors except blue; ray flowers showy, conspicuous, to 8" long, reflexed with age; disc flowers few, inconspicuous, or lacking.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Asterales

Family

Asteraceae

Genus

Zinnia

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