Use: 'Psyche' has big open blossoms with a second row of short petals that form a ruffle crown around the golden centers of the flowers. The 2-3 inch blossoms are soft appearing, flowering in shell pink, intense deep rose-megenta, and satiny pastel rose. Cosmos make excellent cut flowers. The foliage is airy and makes a good filler for bouquets. its rapid growth and tall feathery habit make it a good background plant for a mixed perennial border.
Culture: Cosmos is easy to grow and does well in soil that is dry and not very fertile. Keep deadheaded. Cosmos often self sows.