COSMOS bipinnatus 'Picotee' (White w/Magenta Edges) is a species of herbaceous annual plant that is native to Mexico. The Picotee Cosmos is a specific variety of this plant that produces white flowers with magenta edges.
The Picotee Cosmos plants typically grow up to 3-6 feet tall and have a bushy habit, producing beautiful white flowers with magenta edges and feathery, fern-like foliage. These plants prefer full sun and well-draining soil and can be grown from seeds sown directly in the garden or started indoors and transplanted.
The showy bi-colored flower is super attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, making them a great addition to any garden. The Picotee Cosmos is particularly suitable for creating a vibrant and colorful garden, or for adding an interesting accent to garden beds and borders.
Overall, the Picotee Cosmos is a striking and easy-to-grow annual that can add a touch of drama to garden beds, borders, or containers. Its unique white flowers with magenta edges and bushy habit make it a great choice for both novice and experienced gardeners who want a plant that is sure to turn heads in their garden.
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Scientific Name: COSMOS bipinnatus 'Picotee'
Common Name: Cosmea Picotee
Plant Type: Annuals
Native Range: Mexico
Full Growth Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Zone: 2 to 11
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid, Late), Fall
Flower Color: White with Rose Pink Edges
Water Requirement: Average
Soil Type: Well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Moist
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Garden Uses: Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Traditional Gardens, Cottage Gardens