Exposure: full sun to very light shade
Blooming Season: late spring through fall
Plant Habit: mounded, spreading and a little sprawling at times
Narrow-leaf zinnias are reliable performers in our summer heat, and once established have no problems with infrequent watering. Definitely close to the top of the “Drought-Tolerant” list, Star zinnias create an informal, meadowlike look and are great for cottage garden designs. The individual flowers are fairly small, but what was the Shakespeare quote from the movie “Seabiscuit”? Something like “Though he is small, he is fierce”. These plants fit that quote to a tee.