COSMOS bipinnatus 'Sensation Mix' (Cosmos, Tall Mixed)
COSMOS bipinnatus 'Sensation Mix' (Cosmos, Tall Mixed) is a variety that produces large, showy, daisy-like flowers in a range of colors, including pink, white, and crimson.
The flowers are typically 3-4 inches (7-10 cm) in diameter and sit atop long, slender stems that can reach up to 4 feet (120 cm) tall. The fern-like foliage is also attractive, with delicate, lacy leaves that give the plant an airy appearance.
'Sensation Mix' is easy to grow, tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, and attracts bees, butterflies, and other pollinators to the garden. It is a popular choice for borders, mass plantings, and cutting gardens.
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Scientific Name: COSMOS Bipinnatus 'Sensation Mix'
Common Name: Tall Mixed, Mexican Aster
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: Mexico
Full Growth Height: 24-40 inches
Spread: 12-14 inches
Zone: 3 to 10
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Attracts: Bats, Birds, Butterflies, Honey Bees, Native Bees
Flower Color: Pink, Purple, Red, White
Water Requirement: Average
Soil Type: Well-drained, Sand, Loam, Moist, Chalk
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Garden Uses: Borders, Containers, Cut Flowers