Cosmos - Cosmos

Common Name: Cosmos
Genus: Cosmos

The ancient Greek word 'Kosmos' means 'beautiful'.

Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, Red, White, Orange, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering 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.



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