Common Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus 'Double Click Rose Bonbon') in the Cosmos Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Rose
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 60-75F
Days to germinate: 3-10 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/8-1/4 inch
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow indoors 4-5 weeks before last frost. Can also direct sow after last frost. Space 18-24" apart. Pinch plants at 12" tall.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Perennial varieties of Cosmos are rhizomes and can be propagated by division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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