Our children love to pick flowers and cosmos let them pick all the flowers they seem to want. The more you pick them, the more they bloom.
The Seed Savers Exchange - One of the earliest-blooming cosmos mixtures, this annual is a great choice for northern gardeners. An All-American Selections winner in 1936, this longtime garden favorite produces large, sturdy plants adorned with beautiful, ferny foliage and flowers in a wide mixture of colors, from white and pink to cerise. An excellent cut flower. Half-hardy annual, 4-5' tall.
Very easy to grow
Half-hardy annual plants grow to 4-5 feet tall
Tubular flowers in pink, red, and white
Great in cut flower arrangements
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 1/2" Deep
Germination 3-10 days
Plant 18-36" apart
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability