Cosmos bipinnatus. Lovely, delicate Cosmos in a range of colours, from fuchsia to pink to white, that only grows to 90cm (36") tall in full sun. This is a shorter version of the Sensation Mix, but not technically a dwarf variety. Mini Blend Cosmos seeds produce flowers that are attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and wild pollinators. This blend looks fantastic on its own as a short growing meadow flower, and it is quite drought tolerant, so it's useful in xeriscaping. They're also pretty enough for gathering as cut flowers. Direct sow Cosmos seeds from April to early June and keep the mature plants deadheaded to prolong the blooming season until first frost.
- Lovely and delicate
- Range of pinks and off whites
- Looks fantastic on its own
- Attractive to hummingbirds