Zinnia elegans 'Envy'

Zinnia elegans 'Envy'

Zinnia

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Zinnia elegans 'Envy'
  • Common name: Zinnia
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 60cm

Spread: 75cm

Flower colour:
  • Green
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Zinnias are bear long-lasting flowers and are easy to grow, adding a splash of colour to pots and borders alike.

Zinnia elegans 'Envy' bears unusual semi-double, lime green, dahlia-like blooms on long stems. It's perfect for growing in containers and in gaps in the herbaceous border, and is more tolerant of shade than other zinnias. For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, shelterd site. Zinnia elegans 'Envy' makes an excellent cut flower.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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