Zinnia elegans 'Inca'

Inca Zinnia

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Description

The large, bright orange, fully double cactus flowers with twisty-turny petals of the Inca zinnia (Zinnia elegans 'Inca') make this cultivar a favorite to light up the fall garden bed. This upright, bushy annual also makes a great cut flower for bouquets. Inca zinnia grows to 3 feet tall with a 1- to 2-foot spread when grown in optimal conditions of hummus-rich, well-drained soil and in full sun.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red, Orange
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
ANN
Hardiness Zone
3 - 10