Common Name: Cosmos
The ancient Greek word 'Kosmos' means 'beautiful'.
Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage
|Hardiness: Tender||Height: 1.50 m (150 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.50 m (50 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Pink, Red, White, Orange, Yellow|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: June to October|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained
There are annuals and perennials in the Cosmos genus. The flowers are saucer-shaped and can be red, pink, yellow, orange or white. The flowers are produced on tall stems during the summer months and into early autumn. The foliage of Cosmos is often fine and feathery.
Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Purity'