Ed Hume Seeds

Dwarf Cosmos Packet

DWAIRF COSMOS Sensation Mixed Colors

Annual - One Season Plant - Height: 2 feet


At last, the beauty of cosmos without staking or blocking out other bedding plants. Dwarf cosmos are easy to grow and quick to flower from seed. Blooms over an extended period of time in shades of carmine, pink, pink blush and white. Excellent in beds and borders as well as the cutting garden.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Simply broadcast seeds into desirable planting spot after danger of frost has passed. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch of fine soil. Can also be started indoors in individual peat pots or containers 3 to 4 weeks before last frost.

THINNING & SPACING: When seedling plants are about 2 inches tall thin to about 12 inches apart. Carefully replant thinned plants.

LOCATION: Grow in full sun or part sun and shade in soil that is well drained.

GERMINATION: 7 to 10 days at 70 degrees. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Grows best in a sunny spot with average garden soil. One of the most beautiful, easy to grow flowering annuals from seed. This dwarf variety can be moved forward in the planting bed from where Cosmos sensation is grown. ft can also be interplanted with other mid height bedding plants or used for spot color in the landscape. Water when dry.

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