COSMOS bipinnatus 'Radiance' (Cosmos, Deep Rose w/Crimson Eye) is a species of herbaceous annual plant that is native to Mexico. The Radiance Cosmos is a specific variety of this plant that produces deep rose-colored flowers with a crimson eye. As unique it sounds, the more unique it looks and smells.
The Radiance Cosmos plants typically grow up to 4-5 feet tall and have a bushy habit, producing deep rose-colored flowers with a crimson eye 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.
Cosmos plants are known for their ability to attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, making them a great addition to any garden. The Radiance Cosmos is particularly suitable for adding a splash of color to garden beds and borders, or for creating a vibrant container garden.
Overall, the Radiance Cosmos is a colorful and easy-to-grow annual that can add a touch of elegance to garden beds, borders, or containers. Its showy flowers with a crimson eye and tall habit make it a great choice for both novice and experienced gardeners who want a plant with a bit of sophistication for their garden.
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Scientific Name: Cosmos Bipinnatus
Common Name: Radiance, Crimson Eye
Plant Type: Annual
Family: Asteraceae, Cosmos
Native Range: US, Mexico
Full Growth Height: 36-60 in
Width in Across: 6-12 in
Exposure: Full Sun, Half Shade
Blooming Season: Summer, Fall
Pollinators: Butterflies, Bees, Sun
Flower Color: Pink, Red
Tolerate: Rabbit, Drought
Soil Type: Sand, Loam
Uses: Beds, Borders, Decoration, Gardens