Cosmos Sensation make a dazzling addition to any garden; blooming in early spring and continuing through into late fall. Cosmos Sensation is an annual that blooms profusely in hot pink, white and red with feather-like leaves, is very drought tolerant and requires very little maintenance. Growing to a massive size of 2 to 3’ tall, these make excellent backdrop flowers, and thrive in full sun.
Cosmos Sensation is sure to be a real highlight and eye catcher in your garden, with large 4” blooms. This plant is also perfect for meadows and wildflower gardens. Cosmos loves to be neglected, perfect for the busy or weekend gardener.
Plant duration: Annual.
Hardiness: Semi-hardy. Can stand drought.
Soil type: Any well drained, light soil.
Seed sowing spacing: 18-24 inches.
Seed sowing depth: 1/16 inches from the soil surface.
Seed sowing time: March-May.
Seed germination: 1-3 weeks from the time the seeds are sown.
Sun exposure: Complete.
Bloom period: April-November.
Physical Appearance: -Plant height: 2-3 feet. -Plant structure: Compact. -Flower color: Red, Pink and White. -Flower size: 3 inches across. -Flower structure: Resembles the flower of Dahlia. -General looks: Very pretty. -Leaves: Feather shaped, Bluish-Green, glossy leaves.
Maintenance: Very easy.