Zinnias elegan Jacq.
|Common Name:||Not available|
|Flowering & Fruiting Period:||Throughout the year|
|Distribution:||Native of Mexico|
|Habitat:||Grown as garden plant|
|Uses:||Ornamental garden plant|
|Key Characteristics:||Zinnia elegans, known as common zinnia, is an old garden favorite with many cultivars available. They are bushy, leafy annuals with upright, hairy, branching stems. Many flower forms (single, semi-double and double) and colours (shades of red, yellow, orange, pink, rose, lavender, green and white) are available. Sizes range from small-flowered dwarfs to large-flowered giants. Ovate to lance-shaped, opposite leaves clasp the stems.|