Sea Shells Blend Cosmos Seeds

Organic, Heirloom

5 out of 5 stars
(2 reviews)
These charming cosmos with fluted, seashell-shaped petals will be a beautiful addition to your flower patch! In shades of white, pink, rose, and crimson, they make an excellent cut flower. Easy to care for; once established they are drought tolerant. They prefer neglect over attention, making them a perfect choice for wildflower or naturalized areas.

Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Mexico and Arizona

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 3'-5' tall, 18"-36" wide

Variety Information: 3"–4" solid colored (and a few bi-colored) blossoms of white, pink, rose, and crimson, with rolled, quilled petals surrounding yellow centers

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Barely cover

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" – 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning and cut stems just as flower buds begin to open.

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Sea Shells Blend Cosmos Seeds Reviews

2 reviews

Wonderful Seashells Cosmos

5 out of 5 stars Jun 19, 2019
Oh dear, the petals really surprised me. This cosmos with the rich yellow center is so beautiful. I will grow them every yerar then.
Thimy from CA


5 out of 5 stars Aug 26, 2020
Besides germinating 100% and being very pretty, these are amazing growers, some standing over 5 feet tall! They bloom profusely and are so beautiful in bouquets. Lovely flower!
Carolyn Johnson from MD

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