Origin of zinnia
Examples from the Web for zinnia
Historical Examples of zinnia
A zinnia hybrida, which last has not yet been cultivated in England.A Trip to Paris in July and August 1792
The Zinnia is an excellent plant where a low hedge is desired.Amateur Gardencraft
Eben E. Rexford
These zinnia seeds do not have the little prongs, because the zinnia does not need them.A Little Garden Calendar for Boys and Girls
Albert Bigelow Paine
Linnæus gave to this genus the name of Zinnia, in honour of Joh.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. V
In the case of zinnia, it is better to buy these seeds by the ounce.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.
Ellen Eddy Shaw
Word Origin for zinnia
genus of herbs of the aster family, 1767, from Modern Latin (Linnæus, 1763), named for German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn (1729-1759).