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COSMOS – RUBENZA SEEDS

$2.69

Brighton | 5
Chelmsford | 4
Concord | 8
Falmouth | 8
Osterville | 5
Tewksbury | 6
Winchester | 1
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Description

Deeply colored 3″ blooms are beauteous in contrast when paired with white flowers and silver-foliage plants. A Fleuroselect Novelty award winner, this cosmos is a real standout in the garden or a vase, and butterflies love them, too. Blooms start out red-wine colored and turn to dusky rose as they age. Growing cosmos is an easy way to add color to your garden, as they require little attention and are drought tolerant.

Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus
Family: Asteraceae
Native: Mexico and Arizona
Hardiness: Annual
Plant Dimensions: 24″–32″ tall, about 28″ wide
Variety Information: Flowers up to 3″ start out deep wine-red, turning to rose as they age.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

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″

29 seeds.