Plant name: ‘Highlight’ Zinnia
Botanical name: Zinnia ‘Highlight’
Suggested by: Tracy Lee of Burpee
Virtues: The blooms on this zinnia are extremely bright—the color of a highlighter pen. Reads well from a distance.
Flower: Bright yellow, 1.5-inch, daisy-type blooms.
Foliage: Deep green.
Habit: Bushy and upright to 18 inches.
Season: All summer.
Companions: Dark leaf coleus or bright, hot pink zinnias.