Cosmos

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Cosmos Culture
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.



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Cosmos, Bright Lights Orange FLOWER 1 g

Cosmos, Bright Lights Orange FLOWER 1 g

A vibrant orange selection from "Bright Lights." For tall borders. Height 30". Space 10-12" apart. Pkt 1g (110 seeds)
$2.50

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Cosmos, Memories of Mona FLOWER 1 g

Cosmos, Memories of Mona FLOWER 1 g

(Cosmos sp.) [Introduced 1998 by SESE. A red selection of 'Mona's Orange' developed by Dr. Jeff McCormack as a tribute to Mona Spangler.] A mixture of orange and red flowers ranging from solid deep red to bright orange, many with red borders and red streaks. Flowers are 2 to 2-1/2" wide. An...
$2.50

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Cosmos, Mona's Orange FLOWER 1 g

Cosmos, Mona's Orange FLOWER 1 g

(Cosmos sp.) [Introduced 1990 by SESE. Family heirloom from southern California.] Radiant orange, mostly single-petalled blooms, 2" to 2-1/2 in" on 36-48" plants. About 10% have red-bordered petals with some interior red streaks. Blooms all summer, very hardy. Pkt (1 g, 105 seeds)
$2.50

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Cosmos, Picotee FLOWER 0.5 g

Cosmos, Picotee FLOWER 0.5 g

A beautiful early cosmos with 2.5 to 3 in. flowers in shades of pink, red, and white, mostly with streaked petals. Nice for cut flower arrangements. Ht. 48 in. Pkt (0.5 g, 75 seeds)
$2.50

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Cosmos, Sea Shells Mix FLOWER 1 g

Cosmos, Sea Shells Mix FLOWER 1 g

Uniquely rolled and ruffled petals come in mixed shades of red, pink and white, giving a bi-color feel. Well-branched plants up to 6 ft tall thrive in difficult sunny and dry spots, flowering freely all summer. Pkt
$2.50

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Cosmos, Sensation Mix FLOWER 0.5 g

Cosmos, Sensation Mix FLOWER 0.5 g

Large single flowers in a mixture of crimson, pink and white. Popular old favorite. Plants are 48" tall. Pkt. (0.5 g, 110 seeds)
$2.50

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