Scientific Name: Cosmos bipinnatus
Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)
Height: 24" (61cm)
Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
General Information: Easy-to-grow plants are free-flowering with golden-eyed, daisy-like blooms on tall stems with feathery, ferny leaves. Makes for a ‘naturalized’ garden look. Good garden cut flower.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks
- The best-performing garden cosmos.
- Extremely easy to grow; professional growers choose Sonata because of its capabilities for blooming in the pack and pot.
- Recommended for 5 to 6-in./13 to 15-cm pots.
Offers the most complete colour range in Cosmos bipinnatus
, adding the unique Purple Shades and Red Shades into the mix.