Description:Perennial plants in the family Asteraceae with 20-26 species.
Newest Review: ... available from seed producers) include Double Allsorts Mixed and Sensation Mixed. † Cosmos prefer a sunny position, but the ... more
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by - written on 28/03/12 (Very useful, 78 readings)
INTRODUCTION † Cosmos are lovely big plants that look like daisies on steroids, not surprising as they are in the same family - Asteraceae. Don't ask me how it's pronounced! I've grown these a few times over the years to add a bit of colour to my mainly veg producing garden and they are really easy to grow from seed. †They are native to large parts of the American continent, where they are mainly a wild perennial meadow plant, although I treat them as an annual as they don't seem to like a British winter. † GROWING COSMOS † Now is the time (late winter / early spring) to start planting the seeds indoors or under frost protection. I plant ... Read the complete review