Cosmos is a favorite annual that brightens the ornamental garden with cheerful pink or white flowers. It is easy to grow, tolerant of poor soil, and flowers over a long period of time. It has graceful, feathery foliage and produces excellent cut flowers.
Cultivation: Medium-sized to large annual for USDA hardiness zones 3 to 10. Grows best in full sun with moderate moisture.
Size: Reaches 3' to 5' (90 cm to 1.5 m) tall with a spread of 1' to 2' (30 cm to 60 cm).
Flowering: Blooms from mid-summer through early fall.