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Cosmos spp.    (KOS-mos)


Annual Sun                 Height 12- 18 inches       Spread 18- 24 inches              Spacing 12 inches


HABIT:           Lacy foliage and flowers on long stems. Multicolored flowers in summer.


CULTURE:       Any soil, drought tolerant. Can be easily grown from seed. Plant late spring or early summer. 

USES:             Summer flowers.

PROBLEMS:   Few if any. Fungus if planted too early in the season.


NOTES:          Plant from seed directly in beds after last frost and beyond. Native to Mexico. White varieties are also available.




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