A mass planting of zinnia flowers with different colors of blooms.


Zinnias are one of the most popular, easy-to-grow flowers that can brighten up any garden and they’re really simple to grow. Use our guides down below to learn how to plant and care for your own, find the best varieties, and combat any pest or diseases that might affect your plants. Happy gardening!

How to Grow Zinnias in Containers

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Easy-care annual zinnias are loved for their long-lasting flowers with hot, vivid colors. Blooming all summer long, the single, semi-double, or double blooms make beautiful cut flowers and they’re ideal for pots placed in a sunny location. Get all the cultivation details in our zinnia container care guide. Read more now.

What Are the Different Types of Zinnia Flowers?

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With hundreds of unique cultivars and hybrids available, how should you choose which zinnia flowers to plant in your garden? Learn how to navigate the multitude of species and bloom types to select the perfect zinnias for your space. Read our guide for information about the different types of zinnias.

15 of the Best Zinnia Varieties to Grow in the Garden

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Ready to grow your own zinnias but you’re not sure which ones to pick? A huge variety of cultivars are available today, heirlooms as well as hybrids of several different species. You’ll find single and double blooms, bicolors, patterned petals, and solid colors. We’ll help you choose – read our roundup now.

How to Grow Eye-Popping Zinnia Flowers

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Want eye-popping color all season long? Grow zinnias. These impressive annuals feature large colorful flowers that continue blooming throughout the summer, attracting hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies to the garden. Continue reading for information on how to grow and care for zinnia flowers.