Plants in stock

Cosmos bipinnatus : fact sheet


Species name:
Cosmos bipinnatus
Common names:
Cosmos ,Mexican Aster
Description:
Cosmos, Erect-Herbaceous Annual

Unfortunately NO suppliers have this plant in stock at this stage!

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
RSA-High Veld Grasslands/Montane - Summer Rain ,Exotic to South Africa ,Naturalised in South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Annuals
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants ,Attract Butterflies ,Attract Birds ,Attract Bees
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit ,Poisonous
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones ,Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Fast Growing ,Toxic ,Usually grown as an Annual
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Leaves Fern-like - Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive