Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus 'Cosimo Purple Red') 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: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-08-13
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What seeds are you ordering this year? by luvsgrtdanes Feb 22, 2015 10:07 AM 78

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