Cosmos Pinkie Cosmos Bipinnatus is a herbaceous annual plant native to Mexico. One of the easiest seeds to germinate, Cosmos Pinkie seeds can be started directly outdoors in spring, and known as Mexican Aster, Cosmos is one of the most popular garden annuals that features finely-cut, blue-green foliage and large, light-pink, daisy-like flowers. Cosmos Pinkie blooms all summer and fall until frost providing soft pink color to the garden. Cosmos is like a magnet for bees, butterflies, and even hummingbirds love to visit this flower.
Cosmos Pinkie is a popular wildflower and garden flower for cutting gardens, borders, beds and mass planting in naturalized areas. Cosmos Bipinnatus seeds germinate quickly producing the annual Cosmos flower that grows best in full sun and hot, desert-like environment requiring little care and tolerating occasional drought. The strong and long flower stems along with showy flowers make Pinkie Cosmos a fabulous cut flower.
Height: 36-48 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Medium well-drained, pH 6.1-7.4
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Spring (2-4 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer (Zones 1-6) Fall (Zones 7-11)
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days