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Cosmos features attractive, finely cut foliage that is topped with large, light-pink, white or purple flowers. It begins to bloom in summer and blooms nonstop until first frost, providing a charming display of color while attracting butterflies and bees to the garden. Direct sow 1/8" deep or broadcast and gently rake into the soil. Can also be sown indoors 4 weeks before last frost then transplanted to the garden. Thin plants 9-12" apart. It frequently self-sows and tolerates drought and poor soil.

Cosmos bipinnatus, Cosmos (mixed colors)

  • Height 2-6'. Spread 1-3'. Pink, white or purple blooms June-September. Full sun and tolerates dry soil. Direct sow or can be started indoors.

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