An easy care annual that offers colorful flowers all summer, lacy foliage and attracts butterflies and birds. Useful as a cutting garden plant, or in a wild meadow garden. Self seeds freely.
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Mature Height: 12 - 24 Inches
- Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
- Bloom Color: Pink, White, Red, Yellow
- Bloom Season: June - October
- Hardiness: Tender Annual
- Size: Medium, Tall
Caring for Cosmos
- Full sun with soils that are well-drained and low fertility.
- Keep flowers deadheaded for continual bloom.
- Support may be needed for taller cultivars or plant close so they support each other.
- Very successful when directly sown into the garden.
- Overfertilization and overwatering can lead to plants that have fewer flowers.