(Cosmos bipinnatus) Dusty pink to deep raspberry blooms with a distinctive iridescent salmon shimmer make these cosmos altogether extraordinary and a fast farm favorite. Early, long-blooming, and an exceptional addition for anyone who needs some enduring summer-through-fall magic. A lovely week-long cut flower. More petite at 2’ tall/wide. Annual.
75-90 Days. UO
Packet: 50 seeds
Product Code: COS-XS-pkt
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Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost.
Transplant out after last frost.
Direct seed after last frost.
Note: Dependable, long blooming, and pollinator attracting.
12-18" in rows 15-18" apart.
7-14 days @ soil temp 60-75F
Average. Prefers well-drained, and evenly moist soil but is tolerant of most soils.
Dependable and care-free, long blooming, and pollinator attracting.
Do provide support for taller varieties!
Requires very little save for your admiration. Excellent, airy filler or standalone bouquet.
Harvest stems or branches at bud break and expect a vase life of 5-7 days. Buds will continue to open if you cut branches.