Origin: Central America, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica
Improvement status: Wild
Seeds per packet: ~4,000 (Bulk Packet)
Germination tested: 03/2021: 92% (Dormant seed: 5%)
Life cycle: Annual
A great warm weather garden annual, pairs well with other garden standards like marigolds, zinnias, and snapdragons. Fairly tall with delicate foliage, Cosmos bloom in a mix of red, white, and pink colors. An easy naturalizer, a great cut flower, and companion flower for vegetable gardens, attracting beneficial insects, they are an easy decision to grow.
4'H. Full Sun. Medium Soil. Red, Pink, White blooms throught the summer.
These seeds were produced by our friends at Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA.Growing Tips: Seed in Spring after frost, or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.