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Bright Lights Blend Cosmos Seeds

Bright Lights Blend Cosmos Seeds

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(~100 seeds)
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Bright Lights is a cosmic beauty show from midsummer until first frost. Vibrant, bold, 2 ½" flowers on 36" plants attract butterflies and hummingbirds that flock to the nectar from the blossoms. Cosmos are a superb choice for wildflower and naturalized areas, as they are drought tolerant, and neglect is the kind of care they prefer! An excellent cut flower.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Family: Asteraceae

Type: Cosmos (Learn more)

Native: Mexico

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 36" tall, 18"-36" wide

Variety Info: 2½" flowers in a blend of yellow, golden, golden-orange, and scarlet-orange

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Barely cover

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" – 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Growing Info

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning and cut stems just as flower buds begin to open.