Cosmos Sea Shells Mixed Colors – Item #112


This whimsical cosmos has shell-like, tubular flower petals. Very easy to grow. Long blooming season from early summer through fall. Excellent in background borders for a dynamic effect. Attracts pollinators.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 6-10 days

Thinning: 10″ (25cm)

Sow in a sunny location with average soil in late spring after all danger of frost. May be started indoors four weeks before last frost. Keep young plants well watered and weeded until established. Mature plants are quite drought tolerant.

Cosmos rarely needs fertilizer to produce abundant blossoms. Cut flowers regularly to extend blooming season.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus

Height: 3-6′ (1-1.8m)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual