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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 48 inches
Plant Spread: 8-10 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Pink
White
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 7-10 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1936 National

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Trade name information:
Series: Sensation
Trade Name: Mix
Cultivar name: 'Sensation Mix'
Common names
  • Cosmos
  • Common Cosmos
  • Mexican Aster

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Location: My garden in SoCal.
Date: 2019-03-25
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-08-12

Date: 2023-08-15
Location: Gardenfish garden
Date: August 2019
Location: Plano, TX
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2018-07-01
- The richly coloured eye in the center, makes this a standout Co
Location: Southern Maine
Date: September 14
Spontaneous seedling from last year’s Sensation Mix
Location: Maine
Location: Killeen,Tx
Date: 2022-04-26
Location: Killeen,Tx
Date: 2022-04-26
Location: In my 8A garden.
Date: 05-12-2017
Location: My Garden
Date: 2020-09-25

Date: 2011-09-29
Easy from seed and a long bloomer. Xeric.
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date: 2019-10-01
White Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus Sensation Mix)
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-05-05

photo credit:  Yoko Nekonomania
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-04-08
1st bloom from most recent batch of seedlings
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2017-03-20
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-04-24
Location: In my 8A garden.
Date: 05-12-2017
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2011-11-12
Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2017-12-29
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2012-05-15
Location: Lenore, ID
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-01-10
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2014-06-22
Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2018-01-02
Location: Fountain, Florida
Date: 2011-10-24

Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
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Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2018-01-02
Location: Winter Park, Colorado
Date: summer 2017
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On June 21, 2014 Seeds sown
dragonfetti On March 25, 2015 Seeds germinated
dragonfetti On March 21, 2015 Seeds sown
BP container
dragonfetti On January 12, 2015 Obtained plant
From WM; .20 per pack; two packs.
carlysuko On January 6, 2018 Seeds germinated
Seven seeds came up
carlysuko On January 3, 2018 Seeds sown
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Nice seedling photo by CarolineScott Jan 2, 2018 9:05 AM 1

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