Desert Zinnia (Zinnia acerosa)

Small shrub growing up to 10 inches tall. White flowers bloom from spring to fall attracting bees. Prefers full sun and dry, rocky soils; drought-tolerant.

Description

Small perennial shrub growing up to 10 inches tall and spreading up to 3 feet wide. Desert Zinnia has grayish-green, thin leaves and solitary white flowers. Flowers can bloom as early as March and last into the fall. Attracts bees. Prefers full sun and well-drained rocky soils; drought tolerant.

 

Additional information

Scientific Name

Zinnia acerosa

Common Names

Desert Zinnia, Dwarf Zinnia, Dwarf White Zinnia, Shrubby Zinnia, Southern Zinnia

Bloom Time

Spring to Fall