Golden flowered prairie zinnia

Zinnia grandiflora 'Gold on Blue'

Zinnia grandiflora Gold on Blue, Plant Select
Zinnia grandiflora Gold on Blue, Plant Select
Outstanding selection of native prairie zinnia chosen for its vigor, foliage color and large flowers. Excellent for hot, dry sites; thrives in all soil types, even dry clay. Recommended for slopes, along driveways and other places where it can spread as a large scale groundcover. Developed by David Salman. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Low maintenance, however shearing plants back in late fall or spring will clean out old growth. Best to plant in late spring or early summer to allow it to establish a strong crown before winter's cold.
Plant Type Groundcover
Height 8-10 inches
Width 18+ inches
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Yellow
Sun Sun
Water Needs Dry to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2014
Annual Commercial Maintenance It's easiest to never touch this plant. It will look brown in spring, but it is alive and will turn green the hotter it gets. Use a blower to remove other plant's leaf litter. You will appreciate not having to think about this plant.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. This can be a long lived perennial if growing conditions are correct.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft