Early Sensation Mixed Cosmos Seeds 5160

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Early Sensation Mixed Cosmos Seeds 5160. A rich mixture of bright clear blooms in shades of pink, white and red averaging 5 cm (2") in diameter. Pretty, dense, finely cut foliage grows to 90 cm (3"²) high. While cosmos prefer full sun they will still flower nicely in partial sun. Absolutely fabulous as cut flowers and a must have for any fresh bouquet!

How to Grow

70 seed/gram. It is preferable to direct seed cosmos in the garden although one can start them inside if desired 4 weeks before planting out. Choose a sunny site with well drained soil and sow the seeds 3-6 mm (1/8-1/4") deep in mid to late May. Thin to 30-40 cm (12-16") apart when the seedlings are 5-8 cm (2-3") tall.


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WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

High Summer

LIFECYCLE

Annual

PROPAGATION

Sow Direct

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

10 to 14

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

HEIGHT

Medium Tall (50 to 100 cm)(20" to 39")

FROST TOLERANCE

Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Heirloom

FAMILY NAME

Asteraceae

LATIN

Cosmos bipinnatus

SUGGESTED USES

Back of the border., Cut flower, English cottage garden plant, Foliage contrast, Massing in a sunny garden

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