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Cosmos sulphureus Cosmic 'Red'

Cosmos

Commonly referred to as “Cosmos”, has a compact, upright habit. The bright orange/red blooms simply look great in the sunshine!  Dense foliage and plentiful blooms make this beauty popular in the landscape, baskets, and any container you may choose. Cosmos will mature between 12-24 inches tall and spread just as wide! 

Height

12-24 Inches

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Spread

12-24 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Cosmos prefer full sun and average, well drained soil. Although they are considered “drought tolerant” please be careful, plants in containers may need a bit more TLC to maintain their beauty.

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Interesting Notes

  • Great border plants
  • Plant with Zinnias and Euphorbia for a beautiful container!
  • Mix with other shades of Cosmos and Calibrachoa

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-11

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Great Companions

Trailing Lobelia Trailing Lobelia (Lobelia erinus Techno 'Heat White')
Zinnia Zinnia (Zinnia elegans Short Stuff 'Mix')
Calibrachoa Calibrachoa (Calibrachoa hybrid Callie 'Yellow')

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Edging
Focal Point
Purchase Size(s):
1801 (4")
Exposure
Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Moist
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