This tall, showy annual produces masses of brightly colored flowers from mid-summer until frost. Plants do well in hot, dry location and are not usually eaten by wandering deer, Very hardy and easy to grow.
Select a location with full sun to light shade and average soil. May be started indoors four weeks before last frost date. Keep young plants watered and weeded until established. Mature plants are quite drought tolerant.
Cosmos rarely need fertilizer to produce abundant blossoms. Cut flowers regularly to extend the blooming season.
Seed Depth 1/4"
Seed Space 1"
Sprouts in 6-10 days
Think Space 12"
Flowers in: summer