Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus 'Purity Superior') 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
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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Location: Middle TennesseeDate: 2011-10-10
By SongofJoy
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Location: Middle TennesseeDate: 2011-10-07'Purity Superior' growing in a large planter (center)
By SongofJoy
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Location: Gardnerville, NevadaDate: 2017-09-11
By KelliW
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Date: 2012-04-04
By Debnes
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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 16, 2011 5:06 PM

Lovely, tall plant with large, pure white flowers. Fairly drought-tolerant and loves the sun. This plant was one of the most delightful surprises in my gardens this year.

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What a beauty by valleylynn Oct 13, 2011 2:54 PM 4

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