Cosmos - Sensation Mix - Cosmos bipinnatus
Annual Open Pollinated. A sensational mix of white, rose, pink, and crimson flowers. The evenly placed petals of this flower lead to the name Cosmos, the Greek word for 'harmony' and 'ordered universe.' Easy to grow and makes an excellent cut flower. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 1 - 2' apart when plants reach 2 tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects
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: Light Water
Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Cosmos bipinnatus Height: 39-47 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft Facts of Note: Moderate water, sun, less fertile soil, 2-4 flowers, hardy warm season plant, use for cut flowers or background filler.