Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Pink Sensation’
Cosmos, also known as Mexican Asters, are a warm-weather, half-hardy annual with bright, colorful, daisy-like blooms on tall stems with delicate fine textured leaves. Plant indoors, or direct-sow outdoors in mid to late spring. Will grow in hot sun and poor soil, and will withstand drought conditions. Only water during extreme drought. Tolerates some shade, but prefers full sun. Grows 3- 6 ft tall. Reseeds easily.
The pink flowers attract birds, hummingbirds and butterflies, including the monarch butterfly. Make beautiful cut flowers.
Part shade to full sun.
Height: 3- 6ft
Zones: All zones (annual)