Cosmos bipinnatus; 85-90 days to maturity; 3-4' tall
In brilliant tones of pink, rose, magenta and occasional white Sensational Cosmos boast large flowers and need little tending. These tall beauties will withstands the first mild frosts of fall.
The finely cut foliage and delicate, colourful flowers make an outstanding background planting that blooms all summer long. Cosmos are easy to grow and literally thrive on neglect Garden height is 3 to 4ft and its long stems are excellent for cutting.
Cosmos is one of the best nectar plants for attracting bees and butterflies to the garden and the flowers are perfect for pressing. Very easy to grow, making it a perfect choice for children or the less experienced gardener. Excellent in beds and borders as well as the cutting garden. The plants are also perfect for container plantings where their toughness and showiness can keep the flower show going all through the summer.