Cosmos Bipinnatus | Garden cosmos flower

Cosmos Bipinnatus

Common Name :Garden cosmos, Mexican aster Botanical Name :Cosmos Bipinnatus Family :Acanthaceae Order : Lamiales Origin / Native :Mexico Height :1.5 feet to 4 feet tall Spread :24 inches wide Suitable for : Autumn season borders, container flowering plant, butterfly garden, Flowering season:August to september Cultivars : Sensation Mixed, Gloria, Daydream, Seashells, Versailles, Sonata series, Candy stripe Light requirement & Care : Sunny, open, normal, light soil Flowers : Pink or hot pink, rose-pink, large, showy Propagation : Seeds Pests & diseases : Aphids

Cosmos Bipinnatus

Category - Ornamental Flowering plant

Genus - Cosmos

Species - C. bipinnatus

Synonyms - Cosmos spectabilis, Coreopsis formosa, Bidens formosa

Type / Life cycle -Half-hardy annuals

Attracts - Bees, Birds and butterflies

Cosmos bipinnatus flower baby pink
Cosmos bipinnatus flower baby pink

Garden cosmos flower
Garden cosmos flower

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty Botanical Garden, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India


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