Cosmos Purity White – Item #429


This tall, showy annual produces an abundance of beautiful white flowers with a contrasting yellow center. This delicate, feathery foliage grows rapidly to produce a lovely background plant. Hardy and easy to grow. Great for dry areas! 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