Zinnia elegans

Zinnia elegans

  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Zinnia elegans
  • Flower name
    Zinnia elegans
  • Scientific name
    Zinnia elegans
  • AliasZinnia elegans, 百日草, ジニア, ジニア・エレガンス, Common zinnia, youth-and-old-age, Zinnia
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Horticultural species, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October

What is Zinnia elegans

Zinnia elegans known as common zinnia, youth-and-old-age (scientific name: Zinnia elegans) is an annual herb belonging to the family Asteraceae, which is native to Mexico. Flower color and how to bloom are abundant. It is the origin of the Japanese name that it is strong enough to keep blooming for 100 days (= long term). It is also called Co as Cmmon zinia, oryouth-and-old-age .

Zinnia has the following:
・ Zinnia linearis-thin leaves. Japanese name is Hosoba zinnia (thin leaf perennial grass)
・ Zinnia Profusion-A crossbred variety of Zinnia linealis (= Zinnia angustifolia) and Zinnia elegans

Common name: Zinnia elegans, scientific name:Zinnia elegans, aka: Zinnia, Common zinnia, origin: Mexico, plant height: 10-30 cm (small), 30-90 cm (medium high), leaf length: 4-10 cm, flower color: red, orange, yellow -Peach, white, purple, green, flower diameter: 2 to 15 cm, flowering stage: May to October, how to bloom: single, double, double, full bloom, dahlia, bonbon. (Zinnia elegans) is a perennial herb belonging to the family Asteraceae, which is native to Mexico. Flower color and how to bloom are abundant. It is the origin of the Japanese name that it is strong enough to keep blooming for 100 days (= long term). It is also called the scientific name Zinnia elegans or Zinnia (Zinnia).


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Zinnia
  • Species
    Z. elegans
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type annual herb
  • Flower colorsRed Pink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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