Cosmos - Bright Lights Mix - Cosmos sulphureus
Annual Open Pollinated. A colorful mix of semi-double flowers ranging from scarlet-orange to yellow. This mix has an extended bloom season. A hardy plant that is easy to grow in either dry conditions or with moderate water. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12 apart when plants reach 2" - 3" tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms late spring to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and beneficial insects; seed heads are favored by finches
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 7-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Cosmos sulphureus Height: 30-33 Bloom Season: Spring/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft Facts of Note: Easy to grow in either dry conditions or with moderate water, likes sun, 2-3 semi-double flowers.