Diablos Cosmos Flower, 400 year old Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Diablos Cosmos Flower, 400 year old Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
Add to Wishlist
Product description
The Seed Savers Exchange - This variety of Cosmos is native to Mexico and Central and South America. As such, it can tolerate growing with very little water after the seeds germinate. It was introduced into English horticulture in the late 18th century.

Diablo Cosmos is of the species Cosmos sulphureus. This species of flower was preferred by the Korean-Japanese botanist and plant breeder Dr. Woo Jang-choon in his program of planting cosmos flowers along the highways and railroads in Japan and Korea.

In 1974 Diablo Cosmos won the All-America Selections award for Flowers.

  • Reintroduced for 2019
  • Half-hardy annual plants grow to 2-3 feet
  • Scarlet-orange blossoms
  • Long lasting cut flower
  • Good for ornamental plantings

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Cosmos prefer poor soil. They will thrive with very little attention and do not need a lot of water. Excellent cut flower. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming. May require staking.

Sow 1/" Deep

Germination 3-10 days

Scatter seeds and thin to 18" apart

Full Sun to Partial Shade

Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability

Easy To Do Business With - Firefly Farm & Mercantile, LLC American Express Diners Club Discover Mastercard Visa