Top 15 Most Beautiful Zinnia Flowers

These beautiful varieties of Zinnia flowers can brighten your home and garden.

Written by Ramya Karamsetti
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Beautiful zinnia flowers are solitary long-stemmed garden flowers that come in various bright colors. They belong to the family of Asteraceae and consist of about 20 species. The flowers originate in the warm regions of the United States, Central and South America, and Mexico. They add that extra vibrant charm to the gardens and decorations.

These are annual flowers and can be found in the dry grasslands and meadows. Zinnias are tiny and round-shaped with green leaves. You can find them in shades such as brown, maroon, green, and purple. Sometimes, they are bi-colored, too. They are oval and consist of thin surface hair. These round, solitary, and daisy look-alike flowers have petals in semi-double, double, or sometimes single rows.

These summer flowers grow best in regions that are tropical and sub-tropical. Zinnia looks perfect in containers and as cut flowers. Below is a list of some of these flowers that you can include in your garden or decorations. Keep scrolling!

Most Beautiful Zinnia Flowers

1. Zinnia angustifolia ‘Classic’:

Beautiful Zinnia angustifolia 'Classic' flower

This one is a bushy upright annual flower which belongs to the angustifolia species. Classic bears a profusion of small golden-orange daisy flowers with yellow centers. It blooms mainly in summers, in rich, fertile soil. It will make a splendid cut flower. This one, unlike other Zinnia flowers does not fade in summer. The flower blooms non-stop until frost and is ideal for a hot and humid summer climate.

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2. Zinnia angustifolia ‘Crystal White’:

This is a cherry little annual which spreads joy in a sunny garden. Crystal white is one of the most lush and beautiful flowers of Mexican Zinnia. The blooms are startlingly white and have large golden centers and 2 layers of overlapping petals. The flower rests on beautiful green foliage and has bright green leaves. Crystal white has also received the AAS award for its abundant bloom and bright blossoms. The flower performs beautifully either in the garden or in containers. It blooms yearly from July till frost.

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3. Zinnia angustifolia ‘Star Gold’:

Beautiful Zinnia angustifolia 'Star Gold' flower

Star gold is a bright yellow-colored flower which blooms yearly, in early summer till early fall. It has smooth-textured green foliage which bears single, star-shaped flowers. The flower can tolerate heat, humidity and even drought, making it a very hardy plant. The flower attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

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4. Zinnia angustifolia Crystal Orange:

Beautiful Zinnia angustifolia 'Crystal Orange' flower

Crystal orange is a narrow leaf Zinnia that spreads broadly and randomly where conditions are ideal for the seeds to germinate. It grows quickly to a height of 25 cm and 14 cm in width. The flower grows best in direct sunlight exposure every day, in soil with consistent moisture.

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5. Zinnia Star White:

Beautiful Zinnia White Star flower

White star Zinnia is a wonderful hanging basket variety flower. The flower is 3 inches wide and has pure white petals with yellow centers. It grows in partial to full shade in early summer. It is heat and drought-tolerant and can be grown even in mild climates. It is a low maintenance plant but should be pruned regularly. This pure white flower will make an excellent contrast to yellow golden zinnias. White star is much more resistant to diseases such as powdery mildew.

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6. Zinnia ‘Cherry and Ivory’:

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Cherry and Ivory is a red and white bi-colored bloom and is a Zinnia grandiflora hybrid. The inner circle of each flower is a fire engine red and is succeeded by a narrow white circle with red edges. The color and beauty of this flower will renew the soul and will surely bring sunshine to your drawing room. It grows best in warm climates, in well-drained soils. The blooming begins in late spring to early September and continues till frost if the flowers are regularly pruned. The flower will make an amazing cut flower.

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7. Zinnia ‘Dasher Pink’:

zinnia dasher pink

Dasher pink is a round cheerful pink Zinnia which grows as a warm season bedding plant. The flowers germinate in warm garden soil so they can be easily planted indoors. It is a long-lasting flower with double flower heads and lance-shaped leaves. The flower is bright green in color and is 3 inches long. It thrives in sunny areas and is great for beginners.

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8. Zinnia elegans ‘Benary’s Giant Bright Pink:

zinnia elegans flower

It is a giant dahlia flower in bright pink color which grows on a long, sturdy stem. The blooms are clear and bright in color which makes them very eye-catching. It holds up well in summer, heat and also rain. The flower is perfect as both as a cut flower and for garden planting. It was awarded with the title of the Fresh Cut Flower of the year by the ASCFG. It is highly tolerant to diseases and mildew.

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9. Zinnia elegans ‘Benary’s Giant Carmine Rose:

Giant Carmine Rose

This flower belongs to the Zinnia elegans genus and grows typically as an annual. The Giant Carmine Rose originates in Mexico and matures, and completes its life cycle over the course of a single year.

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10. Zinnia elegans ‘Benary’s Giant Deep Red:

Giant Deep Red Rose
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This is a deep red Zinnia flower which would look amazing in both the garden and the living room. It thrives in full sun and loamy soil. The flower attracts bees and butterflies and is even disease-resistant.

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11. Zinnia elegans ‘Benary’s Giant Lime’:

zinnia elegans care

Giant lime is a fully double flower which grows on long, sturdy stems. It grows in the foreground of darker foliage and green stems. It is an excellent flower and attracts butterflies. It blooms every year from late summer to mid fall and is native to North America. It has a deciduous broad leaf with greenish yellow petals.

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12. Zinnia elegans ‘Benary’s Giant Orange:

Giant Orange flower

Giant Orange is an easy to grow Zinnia which yields long and sturdy stems with 4 to 6 inches fully double dahlia-like blooms. It is a vigorous plant which holds well in summer heat and rain.

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13. Zinnia elegans Lilliput Gem Golden:

Zinnia elegans Lilliput Gem Golden

Gem Golden belongs to the elegans genus and is part of the Lilliput GEM series. The compact and long-stemmed zinnias produce large, double blooms, are fully round and have flattened petals. This flower was developed by the German Seed Company, Benary, and blooms every year in late spring to early summer. They are desirable to butterflies and bees and are long-lasting flowers.

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14. Zinnia elegans ‘Dreamland Yellow’:

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These are bright yellow-colored flower Zinnias that can perk up your garden instantly. It is a part of the Dreamland series and produces large flowers throughout summer. They are reliable, high performers and can tolerate harsh weather conditions.

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15. Envy Zinnia:

Envy Zinnia is one of the most stunning Zinnia flowers. It is a magnificent, lime-toned flower which acquires a green hue as it ages. It will make your garden gleam and your indoor arrangement delights with its unique look. It measures 2 inches in diameter and has a super packed, semi-double form that holds well in gardens and even vases. It grows best if given partial shade, in climates which are quite hot.

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Zinnia flowers belong to the family of Asteraceae and grow annually. They are long-stemmed and available in several bright colors like maroon, green, purple, and brown. These tiny, daisy-like flowers add more charm and vibrance to your garden. You can find the beautiful zinnia flowers in the dry grasslands and meadows. There are several varieties of zinnia flowers across the globe, and the abovementioned list gives a clear idea of some of them. You may use these flowers to decorate for events or gift to someone special.

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Ramya Karamsetti
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Ramya Karamsetti is a contributor to StyleCraze. She loves writing articles on beauty, health, and wellness and advocates using natural remedies to solve everyday skin and hair issues. When she is not writing, she loves traveling and going on adventure trips.

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