Zinnias are members of the Aster family.
Other Names: Garden Zinnia, Common Zinnia,
Rocky Mountains Zinnia, Plains Zinnia
Descriptions: Zinnia flowers resemble
Size: Zinnias grow 6 and 40 inches in
Symbolism: Zinnias symbolizes thoughts
of absent friends either alive or passed on.
Grow Details: Zinnias are easy to grow
annuals that are tolerant of different soil types.
Soil Type: Varied
- Good Drainage
Soil PH: PH 5.5 - 7.5
Light: Full Sun
Grow Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Height: Zinnias grow 6 and 40 inches
Flower Colors: White, Chartreuse,
Yellow, Orange, Red, Purple,
Propagation: Propagate zinnia using
Blooming Period: Summer to Autumn
Herbal Remedy Properties: Zinnia were
used by several Native Americans, including the
Zuni and Navajo, for medicinal and ceremonial
Native Area: Zinnia are native to the
grasslands of Southwestern United States to South
Other: Zinnia was used by Native Americans
as an ingredient in dye and a body paint.