Annual for full sun. Blooms from seed in 8-10 weeks. The foliage is light and finely cut, rivaling the fern for decorative purposes. Plant height 4'-5' (120-150 cm.). Beautiful daisy-like flowers of pure white, pink, and crimson vigorously bloom from late summer until severe frost. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture:Can be started indoors and transplanted to full sun in well-drained, humus-y soil or direct sow after soil warms. Cosmos withstand drying winds, but they flop without sufficient sun and may need staking. Cutting flowers encourages new blooms. Self-sows in good conditions. Type: Annual Height: 4'-5' (120-150 cm.) Planting depth: 1/8"-1/4" (3-6 mm.) Seed spacing: 1" (2.5 cm.) Thinning height: 6"-8" (15-20 cm.) Spacing after thinning: 2' (60 cm.) Days to germination: 7-10