COSMOS bipinnatus 'Purity' (Cosmos, White) is a species of herbaceous annual plant that is native to Mexico. The Purity Cosmos is a specific variety of this plant that produces pure white flowers. 'Purity' is a cultivar that is known for its pure white flowers that grow on long, slender stems. The flowers have a daisy-like appearance with an outer ring of white petals surrounding a yellow center. The foliage of 'Purity' is fern-like and delicate, with dark green leaves that are finely divided.
The Purity Cosmos plants typically grow up to 4-6 feet tall and have a bushy habit, producing pure white flowers with 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.
Cosmos plants are known for their ability to attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, making them a great addition to any garden. The Purity Cosmos is particularly suitable for creating a serene and elegant garden, or for providing a bright contrast to colorful garden beds and borders.
Overall, the Purity Cosmos is a simple and easy-to-grow annual that can add a touch of grace to garden beds, borders, or containers. Its pure white flowers and tall habit make it a great choice for both novice and experienced gardeners who want a clean and classic look for their garden. It also makes an excellent cut flower and can be used in floral arrangements or bouquets. Due to its white color, 'Purity' is often used in formal garden designs or for wedding flower arrangements.special heed to the environment it requires.
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Scientific Name: Cosmos Bipinnatus
Common Name: Purity, White Cosmos
Plant Type: Half-Hardy Annual
Family: Asteraceae, Cosmos
Native Range: North and South US
Full Growth Height: 36 in
Width in Across: 18 in
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Pollinators: Sun, Wind, Bees
Flower Color: White, Green
Tolerate: Deer, Drought
Water Requirement: Moderate, Dry
Soil Type: Well-drained, sandy, chalky
Uses: Medical purposes, Gardens, Beds, Borders