UMass Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program

Pinwheel Zinnia

Common Name: 
Pinwheel Zinnia
Scientific Name: 
Zinnia marylandica
Family Name: 
Asteraceae

Identification Notes

Life Cycle: 
Annual
Plant Habit of Growth: 
erect and well-branched.
Pinwheel Zinnia Plant
Leaves: 
smaller and narrower, but similar shape to Common Zinnia.
Pinwheel Zinnia Leaves
Flowers: 
heads with prominent disk.
Pinwheel Zinnia Flowers
Bloom Time: 
Summer
Propagation Method: 
Seeds
Pinwheel Zinnia Landscape