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Cosmos 'Bright Lights Mix' Seeds (Certified Organic)

A colorful mix of semi-double flowers in yellows, oranges and reds.

Availability: Out of stock

$2.95
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Details

Bright Lights is a colorful mix of semi-double flowers in yellows, oranges and reds that bloom from midsummer on. These tall plants are pretty in backgrounds, borders and bouquets, with seed heads that attract birds and butterflies. Long lasting flowers of this easy to grow annual make them perfect for cutting. Cosmos tolerate poor soil and hot, humid conditions.

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

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

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 Bright Yellow, Orange, Red
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