The Elegant Zinnia – ‘Sombrero’ (Zinnia violacea) is an annual flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It is also known as Youth-and-Age.
It is native to Mexico.
It grows to about 15 centimetres (5 inches) tall.
It has a solitary flower head about 5 centimetres (2 inches) in diameter. The ray florets, of many colours, such as white, purple, red, orange, and yellow, surround black and yellow discs.
The Elegant Zinnia – ‘Sombrero’ blooms in summer.
Photographed at the Luxembourg Garden, Paris, France, July 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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