Giant Cosmos Mix - Cosmea Grandiflora multicolor. Mixed color Cosmos in reds, pinks and whites with yellow stamen. Annual. 90 days. Easy to grow. Germinates in 7-10 days at 75 degrees. Direct seeding recommended. Sow when soil temperature reaches 60 (several weeks after last frost date usually). Sow a seed every few inches in rows and thin to one seedling every 10-12 inches. Dead head to keep blooming all summer. Blooms until Autumn. Ideal for flowerbeds and cut flowers. Will grow 40-48 inches high. Occasionally needs some support due to height of the plants. Prefers full sun/partial shade. 3 gram packet, approximately 450 seeds.
Species name: Cosmos bipinnatus cav.
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