Family: Asteraceae

Facts about Cosmos:

  • Depending on the type of cosmos, it can bloom orange or pink flowers.

  • grows up to 4 -5 feet tall.

  • Drought tolerant plant as it prefers loam/sandy and well drained soils.

  • Cosmos are annuals with lots of flowers on multiple stems.

  • Prefers full sun and attract both butterflies and bees like crazy.

BioDiversity Benefits:

  • Primarily attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies.