A modern variety from Holland, 'Sonata' won the coveted Fleuroselect Gold Medal. The purple daisy-shaped flowers with gold-dust centers glow in the dimming light of evening, while serving as a foil for brighter colors during the day. A compact and free-flowering variety with ferny, fresh green foliage. Tolerates heat and high humidity. Self sows.
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata', Sonata Purple Cosmos (4" sq pot)
Height: 1-2'. Spread: 2-3'. Purple daisy-shaped flowers with yellow centers bloom summer through frost. Tolerates drought and a wide range of soils. Attracts pollinators.