General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: 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

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Common names
  • Common Cosmos
  • Mexican Aster
  • Cosmea
  • Cosmos

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Comments:
  • Posted by janelp_lee (Toronto, Ontario - Zone 6a) on Dec 30, 2019 12:40 PM concerning plant:
    The double-flowered gene is not very stable. I have purchased the seed packet and have seen unsatisfactory results. Lots of them are not double, some are barely semi-double.

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