cosmos sonata series

Planting Tips

Spacing: 12-16″
Height: 18-24″
Exposure: Sun
Blooming season: late spring, summer, late summer
Plant habit: upright

Characteristics: attracts bees and butterflies, heat-tolerant, old-fashioned

Uses: background, cottage garden, naturalized areas

Ranging in color from deep rose to white, Cosmos are a colorful choice for informal sunny areas with adequate moisture, which, along with an occasional feeding and deadheading, is the ticket to keeping these going. If content, will reseed with abandon; good for cut flowers.