COSMOS bipinnatus 'Sensation Mix' (Cosmos, Tall Mixed) is a species of herbaceous annual plant that is native to Mexico. The Sensation Mix Cosmos is a specific variety of this plant that produces tall plants with a mix of brightly colored flowers.
The Sensation Mix Cosmos plants typically grow up to 4-6 feet tall and have a bushy habit, producing a mix of brightly colored flowers in shades of pink, white, and red 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 Sensation Mix Cosmos is particularly suitable for larger gardens or for adding height to garden beds and borders.
Overall, the Sensation Mix Cosmos is a colorful and easy-to-grow annual that can add a vibrant burst of color and height to garden beds, borders, or containers. Its showy flowers and tall habit make it a great choice for both novice and experienced gardeners who want a bold, yet low-maintenance plant for their garden.
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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