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.
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.
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.
Zinnia ‘Early wonder’ and wildlife
Zinnia ‘Early wonder’ is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Zinnia ‘Early wonder’ poisonous?
Zinnia ‘Early wonder’ has no toxic effects reported.