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Zinnia elegans ‘Early Wonder’

Zinnia

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Flowers

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Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Zinnia elegans 'Early Wonder'
  • Common name: Zinnia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Annual, Evergreen
Foliage colour:

Green

Zinnia elegans ‘Early Wonder’

Zinnia elegans is an annual flowering plant native to Mexico. The uncultivated form grows to a height of 75cm and has a solitary, daisy-type flower heads. 

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There are now many cultivated forms of Zinnia elegans, which are grown as bushy annual bedding plants in vivid shades of red, orange and deep pink. Single varieties are attractive to pollinating insects, particularly hoverflies. Zinnias thrive in hot, dry conditions, so grow them in well-drained soil in a sunny border.

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Zinnia elegans ‘Early Wonder’ is a lovely mix of single and semi-double zinnias in colours ranging from bright pink and yellow to red. Growing to a height of 75cm, they are perfect for using to fill gaps in the border, and also work well in container displays. 

How to grow Zinnia 'Early Wonder'

  • Plant size

    75cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Zinnia 'Early Wonder' and wildlife

Zinnia 'Early Wonder' is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Zinnia 'Early Wonder' poisonous?

Zinnia 'Early Wonder' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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