This tall, showy annual produces an abundance of beautiful crimson-red flowers with a contrasting yellow center. The delicate and feathery foliage grows rapidly to produce a lovely background plant. Hardy and easy to grow. Great in dry areas. Select a sunny location with average soil. Plant outdoors after all danger of frost has passed. Start indoors four weeks before last frost for transplants. Keep young plants evenly moist until mature. Cosmos rarely need fertilizer to produce abundant blossoms. Cut flowers regularly to extend season.
SEEDING DEPTH: .25 inches
PLANT SPACING: 1 inch, thin to 12 inches
DAYS TO EMERGENCE 6-10