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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. Pack covers approximately 10 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 125 seeds/sq ft (~410 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Easy to grow in either dry conditions or with moderate water, likes sun, 2-3 semi-double flowers.