Origin: Introduced US Wildflower
Other Common Names: Common Zinnia, Garden Zinnia
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Height: 24 in to 36 in
Spacing: 15 in to 18 in
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Medium
USDA Zone: 3a-9b
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.
Seeds Per Oz: 4250
An old-time garden favorite, these brilliant flowers bloom continually in cooler summer climates. The wide variety of brilliant colors (shades of red, yellow, orange, pink, rose, lavender, green, and white) seem especially favored by butterflies, and many gardeners grow them specifically to attract them.