Cosmos flower - Butterfly friend
The cosmos is becoming increasingly popular for its ease of growth, spectacular flowers and attractiveness to butterflies.
Depending on variety and conditions, yellow cosmos will grow anywhere from 1 to 7 ft in height.
Whatever the height, each plant will produce quantities of solitary, bowl-shaped yellow to orange flowers that are 2-3 in (in diameter.
Common name: Orange cosmos, Yellow cosmos
Botanical name: Cosmos sulphureus Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)