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Zinnia in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Zinnia elegans

 

Zinnia

Zinnias are long flowering annual plants with bright coloured flowers, ranging from white yellow, orange, reds and purple. They can be singles, semi doubles or doubles and vary in size of bloom and height. They make a good cut flower from which the plant benefits by producing more blooms. Bees and butterflies are attracted to them.

 
plant Features
  • Zinnia likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Zinnia likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Zinnia is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Zinnia likes free draining

    Free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Zinnia

Latin name

Zinnia elegans

type

Annual

family

Asteraceae

ph

6.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Zinnia likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Zinnia is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Zinnia likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Zinnia likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Zinnia is 0.40meters x 0.90meters 0.40 M 0.90 M

Zinnia elegans

Zinnias are long flowering annual plants with bright coloured flowers, ranging from white yellow, orange, reds and purple. They can be singles, semi doubles or doubles and vary in size of bloom and height. They make a good cut flower from which the plant benefits by producing more blooms. Bees and butterflies are attracted to them.


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