ZINNIA linearis (Classic Zinnia)
Zinnia Linearis commonly known as ‘Classical Zinnia’, is an herbaceous flowering plant species of zinnia native to northern and western Mexico and naturalized in the parts of the Southwestern United States. Hybrids between Z. angustifolia and other species of Zinnia are popular garden plants. Blooming profusely over a lengthy season extending from early summer to frost. Good for cut flowers, traditional garden, rain gardens, beds and borders. This flowering species is an easy to grow and maintain.
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Scientific Name: Zinnia Linearis
Common Name: Classical Zinnia
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: South-eastern United States, Mexico
Height: 10 to 16 "
Spread: 6 to 12 "
Exposure: Exposed / Sheltered
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Attracts: Beneficial Insects, Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies
Resistant: Deer, Drought
Flower Color: Orange
Characteristics: Showy, Plant of Merit
Water Requirement: Low
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Uses: Filler for bare spots in perennial gardens, Bouquets, Cut-flowers, Landscapes