Scientific name: Cosmos bipinnatus
GERMINATION RATE : Min 70.00%
Number of bright light orange cosmos seeds: 100
Type of seed : Hybrid
Sunlight : Full
Life-cycle : Annual
A tall annual that fills space rapidly, Cosmos is renowned for its profuse blooms and generous self-seeding habit. Perfect for providing large splashes of pastel color in the garden.
Also known as Mexican Aster, Cut Leaf Cosmos. Those who possess a brown thumb, rejoice: cosmos flowers can grow in your garden in spite of you. In fact, these flowers prefer a bit of neglect. As an added bonus, cosmos plants provide height without ever flopping over, no supports required. Discover what these tough, pest-free annuals can bring to your landscape.
Height: 1 to 6 feet
Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Foliage color: medium green
Foliage texture: fine-Very lacy, airy foliage.
Propagate by seed – Scatter seeds outdoors where desired after frost danger has passed, or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost. The plants self seed prolifically.
Days to emergence: 7 to 14
Maintenance and care:
May require staking. May be weedy due to self seeding. Deadhead to prolong flowering.
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