Zinnia grandiflora

Prairie Zinnia

Native to AZ, NM and into south-central CO, this wildflower thrives in very rugged terrain. Preferring hot sunny spots with well-drained soil, the plant will delight you with its bright yellow or golden yellow flowers from late summer on. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Groundcover
Native
Low Maintenance
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature Plant Size 4" tall 15" wide
Bloom Time Late summer to fall
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Size Plant - 2.5" Pot
SKU HC015232

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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4" tall x 15" wide. Native to AZ, NM and into south-central CO, this wildflower thrives in very rugged terrain. Preferring hot sunny spots with well-drained soil, the plant will delight you with its bright yellow or golden yellow flowers from late summer on. Recommended for gardeners who have experience gardening with native plants. Zinnia is right at home with native cacti and xeric Penstemon. (seed propagated) Can tolerate occasional foot traffic.

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SKU
HC015232
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Prairie Zinnia
Botanical Name
Zinnia grandiflora
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
Yellow
Height
Under 6 inches
Mature Height
4" tall
Mature Spread
15" wide
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall
Bloom Time
Late summer to fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Very Drought Resistant / Very Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Native, Low Maintenance, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
Western Only, Hot Desert, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Native To
North America
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Planting Guides

Planting Tips for Zinnia grandiflora

These plants won’t begin to grow until warm summer weather has arrived. The long thin string-like roots are brittle and do not like to be disturbed when transplanting, so don’t scratch out the root ball. When transplanting while it is still cold, water the plant thoroughly only once. Continued watering during cold weather will rot the roots. Don’t start to water regularly until the weather warms and the plants begin to grow.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
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