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Cosmos 'Xanthos'
Cosmos bipinnatus


A trendy delicate pastel  yellow flower with green  undertones,  bushy on sturdy stems. Adds dimension to the cutting garden or flower border and one of the easiest and most productive cut flowers per square foot you can grow. Unique ruffled flowers have a subtle inner collar and pale throat, and blossoms have a dark yellow eye encircled by tiny fringed petals with pale serrated tips


Excellent cut flowers. Beds, containers, and mass plantings


Plant type: annual
Height:28-32 "
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 75-90 days

Seed depth:1/4"
Plant spacing: 10”
Pinch: when 12” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 50


How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Cosmos can also be direct seeded once weather has warmed.

Direct seed or plant in germination tray, 1/4 " deep, covering the seed with growing medium. Keep wet till germinated. Plant out after 4-5 weeks



Harvest when the individual flowers are half-way open. The more you harvest them, the more they bloom. They truly are a cut-and-come-again flower


Vase Life:
Stems will be loaded with buds that will continue to open. 5 to 8 days vase life. Flower preservative is recommended.

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