Orange Cosmos Seeds

Flowers attract butterflies!

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

Cosmos produce daisy-like flowers that attract butterflies! They bloom all summer long and thrive in full sun. Cosmos comes from the Greek word kosmos, meaning “beautiful.”

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cosmos sulphureus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 3 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Orange
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Smooth-Textured
Other Details Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50