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Zinnia linearis/Zinnia

Zinnia linearis / Zinnia linearis
Relatively small white flowers with yellow centers in a late summer planting
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Relatively small white flowers with yellow centers in a late summer planting

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Scientific Name: Zinnia linearis
Common Name: Zinnia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This zinnia makes a sprawling specimen covered with many flowers in a single growing season. Dead heading will encourage repeat flowering. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soils, preferably a raised bed for best growing conditions. A slight drought stress seems to favor a heavier blooming specimen.