Well-branched plants are heat- and pest-resistant
All-America Selections (AAS) Winner 2000
A mass planting of Cosmic Orange Cosmos, blazing in the summer sun amid the fluttering of butterflies, is an unforgettable sight. With greater color and more vigor than most of this very colorful and vigorous family, the Cosmic series stands out as a bedding and border treasure no garden should be without. Masses of 2-inch double and semi-double blooms arise all summer long on well-branched 12- to 22-inch plants. Heat- and pest-resistant, Cosmic thrives on neglect, spreading 12 to 17 inches wide even in poor, dry soils. Months of joy in the garden from this stunning AAS Winner.
Like all cosmos, this charming variety thrives in the sunny garden, drawing butterflies and compliments by the dozen. Simply direct sow the seeds wherever you’d like lots of quick, long-lasting color. 2? months later the plants are in full bloom. The flowers are great in vases too, keeping their color and holding up their heads over a long period. And the plants will thrive even in poor dry soils, making them ideal for blazing-hot trouble spots as well as beds, borders, and walkways.
(P)Pkt of 50 seeds
Item Form:(P)?Pkt of 50 seeds
Bloom Start To End:Early Summer – Early Fall
Seeds Per Pack:50
Plant Height:12 in – 22 in
Plant Width:12 in – 17 in
Bloom Size:2 in
Additional Characteristics:Award Winner,?Double Blooms,?Flower
Light Requirements:Full Sun
Moisture Requirements:Dry,?Moist,? well-drained
Resistance:Heat Tolerant,?Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance:Normal,? loamy,?Poor