Cosmos Flower Seeds - Sensation - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Cosmos Flower Seeds - Sensation

(Cosmos bipinnatus) Annual. 70 days to maturity.

Cosmos Sensation is a lovely mix of lavender, white, purple, red and yellow. The bright flowers attract bumble bees, birds and butterflies. Cosmos will self seed and they are nice cut flowers.


Growth Habit: Upright growth to 5 feet, tall stems, lacy foliage, with 3” flowers. Staking may be required in windy gardens. Pinching off the main stem encourages branching for bushier plants.

Sun Requirements: Full sun

Soil Preference: Any soil

When to Plant: Direct seed after last frost date OR start indoors 5-7 weeks before last frost date. 

How to Plant:  

Direct sow:  Sow seeds after the last frost date, sow seeds outdoors and cover lightly with soil. Seeds should germinate in 10-13 days. Thin young plants to 1 foot apart. 

Transplant: Sow seeds indoors 5-7 weeks before last frost date. Seeds should  germinate in 10-13 days. Harden off seedlings before transplanting after the last frost date. Space plants 1 foot apart.

When to Harvest: Harvest blooms Summer into Fall. Tolerates light frost. 

How to Harvest:  Cut stems when flower petals are opening, but not yet flat. Deadhead regularly to extend flowering.

Uses: Excellent cut flowers. Attracts beneficial insects. 

Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • $2.99

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