1550 Edition, De sphaera mundi (On the Sphere of the World -or- The Sphere of the Cosmos), the most influential astronomy textbook of the 13th Century (c. 1230), by Johannes de Sacrobosco.
Cosmos atrosanguineus - Chocolate Cosmos, full sun perennial.
Botany Lesson of the Day: Cosmos bipinnatus. Often included in wildflower seed mixes, a summer annual. (Look familiar? DOT roadside beautification programs use Cosmos, grasses, and native wildflowers for erosion control and vegetation management along the nations federal highways.)
Blossoms appear on 26-40” stems bearing fine fern-like leaves, a good “cutting-garden” flower. Cosmos withstand heat, even drought, with a bloom cycle mid-summer to early fall. Native to Mexico and the American Southwest, but also grows well in the Southeast. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.