The needlelike leaves of these Profusion Series zinnas lend a soft textural feel that contrasts nicely with the glowing hot colors of the flowers. The vibrant flowers are about 2 inches in diameter, and the plants grow to just 12 to 15 inches tall and wide. Use them en masse in borders and beds, or plant them in containers. -Julia Jones, Designing with annuals, Fine Gardening issue #120
Noteworthy CharacteristicsTolerates heat, humidity, and drought. The plants are resistant to powdery mildew.
CareProvide full sun and moist but well-drained soil.
PropagationSow seed in situ in late spring or start seed indoors at 55-64°F in early spring.
ProblemsCaterpillars, mealybugs, spider mites.
- Genus : Zinnia
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Type : Annuals
- Uses : Containers
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Low
- Flower Color : Red, White
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest