(Cosmos bipinnatus) 45 days. [1936, AAS winner] Our earliest cosmos. Large single flowers in a mixture of white, pink, and purple. Popular old favorite. 4-5 ft. plants. Pkt (0.5 g, 110 seeds)
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How to Grow: Annual. Germination: 14 days, 70 degrees F. Prefers full sun. Tolerates partial shade, poor soils, and drought once established. For earlier blooms sow indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Or sow outdoors after all danger of frost. Plant 1/4" deep; thin to 12"-14" spacing. Deadhead to prolong blooming. Seed heads will attract birds. C. sulphureus petals are edible.