The Garden Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus) is a flowering herbaceous annual plant in the Asteraceae family. It is also known as the Mexican Aster.
It is native to the Americas.
The Garden Cosmos grows to about 61-183 centimetres (24-72 inches) tall.
It is a spindly plant with flowers 5-7 centimetres (2-3 inches) in diameter. The flowers have mostly 8 ray florets. The flowers can be pink, purple, or white.
Photographed in Paris, France, August 2020.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls