COSMOS SENSATION MIX SEED

COSMOS SENSATION MIX SEED

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COSMOS SENSATION MIX

Description
Early Sensation Mixed Cosmos Seeds 5160. A rich mixture of bright clear blooms in shades of pink, white and red averaging 5 cm (2″) in diameter. Pretty, dense, finely cut foliage grows to 90 cm (3′) high. While cosmos prefer full sun they will still flower nicely in partial sun. Absolutely fabulous as cut flowers and a must have for any fresh bouquet! This product is part of the Pollinator Friendly Collection; click here to check it out.

How to Grow
70 seed/gram. It is preferable to direct seed cosmos in the garden although one can start them inside if desired 4 weeks before planting out. Choose a sunny site with well drained soil and sow the seeds 3-6 mm (1/8-1/4″) deep in mid to late May. Thin to 30-40 cm (12-16″) apart when the seedlings are 5-8 cm (2-3″) tall.

BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS
High Summer

LIFECYCLE
Annual

PROPAGATION
Sow Direct

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
10 to 14

LIGHT
Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT
Bushy

HEIGHT
Medium Tall (50 to 100 cm)(20" to 39")

FROST TOLERANCE
Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Easy

HERITAGE
Heirloom

FAMILY NAME
Asteraceae

LATIN
Cosmos bipinnatus

SUGGESTED USES
Back of the border., Cut flower, English cottage garden plant, Foliage contrast, Massing in a sunny garden