Cosmos bipinnatus Large Flowered Varieties

Type Annual
Use Border Plant Cut flower Landscaping
Height 60-80 cm / 25-32 in.
Flowering season July - September, summer

These tall freely-flowering Cosmos varieties are excellent cut flowers for home gardeners and farmer markets. They will bloom also in borders steadily for weeks from summer through early autumn. Sturdy plants and larger flowers compared to the dwarf varieties.

Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Apricotta’ FSN

Our new Cosmos Apricotta will become a favourite among gardeners. The colour is exceptional: adorable shades of apricot with some pink and a lovely soft pink center. The tall plants makea wonderful display in high borders and the long stems are perfect for bouquets. With Apricotta we add a new colour to our range of large flowered varieties. Fleuroselect Novelty 2021.

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Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Rosetta’ FSN

Cosmos type with large flowers, mostly single flowers but also flowers with a collarette: a second row of petals. Delicate colour of vaious shades of pink often with lighter pink and white stripes in the length of the petals. Fleuroselect Novelty 2016.


Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Rubenza’ FSN

Early flowering Cosmos with an exceptional colour; a masterpiece of understated elegance. The flowers open dark ruby red and fade to old rose when flowers get older. This fashionable dark red colour is special for the species Cosmos as the usual Cosmos red is in fact purple red. Rubenza is a Cosmos with an exclusive and irresistible allure. The single flowers are about 7 cm / 3 in. in diameter. Plants have dark green finely cut foliage. Fleuroselect Novelty 2008.

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Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Velouette’

Exceptional Cosmos variety with a unique contrasting colour pattern. The large flowers have the same dark red colour as Rubenza, but the petals have clear white stripes, and some flowers are white with a dark red picotee. Eye-catching color effect when planted in large groups. Introduction 2015.

RHS Award of Garden Merit