Cosmos bipinnatus, C. sulphureus
Cosmos plants are easy to maintain, self supporting and heavy blooming. Flowers are brightly colored, appear over a long season, attract butterflies, and are excellent for cutting. Enjoy cosmos in pots, beds or borders.
Unanimously voted the Fleuroselect Gold Medal for 2016, Xanthos represents a color breakthrough for cosmos. For the first time cosmos are available in a unique, soft butter-yellow shade.
Xanthos cosmos are quickly covered in 2.5″ single flowers, and continue to bloom throughout the warm season. Plants are uniform and compact, 24″ tall by 16″ wide. Bloom is in just 70 days from seed. Xanthos cosmos is an outstanding performer in sunny borders and containers.
Dark-red flowers on compact and well-shaped 24-30″ tall plants. Rubinato cosmos will add rich color to your containers and borders. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty for 2016.
COSIMO SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Flowering in as little as 8-12 weeks from seed, the Cosimo series is one of the first cosmos to come into bloom. The heavy-flowering, 18-24″ tall bushy and compact plants produce impressive masses of blooms. Flowers are excellent for cutting. Use Cosimo cosmos in garden beds or containers, where plants will bloom all summer long. All 3 Cosimo cosmos varieties have been designated as a Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.
COSIMO PURPLE RED-WHITE Cosmos
Purple-red flowers with white highlights. Space-saving plants grow 1.5-2′ tall. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.
COSIMO COLLARETTE Cosmos
Semi-double pink and white bicolor flowers. A dainty central collar of smaller petals lends special appeal Cosimo Collarette cosmos. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.
COSIMO PURPLE RED Cosmos
Deep purple-red flowers on 18-24″ tall plants. A Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.
SONATA SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Heavy-blooming, dwarf 2′ tall plants are covered in large 2.5-3″ flowers. Petal tips are gently frilled. Plants bloom from late spring into early autumn, are extremely heat tolerant and versatile. Sonata cosmos are excellent choices for containers and cut-flower gardens. Or use these well-shaped plants to edge paths, mass in beds, or blend into borders.
SONATA MIX Cosmos
A formula mix composed of the four Sonata series colors: white, pink with dark eye, lavender pink, and magenta. Easy-to-grow plants reach 24″ tall.
SONATA CARMINE Cosmos
Highly-colorful magenta flowers assure that Sonata Carmine cosmos will stand out in your garden. Low-growing plants to 2′ tall.
SONATA WHITE Cosmos
Eye-popping, clean bright-white flowers cover the neat 2′ tall plants.
SONATA PINK BLUSH Cosmos
Sonata Pink Blush is a particularly appealing cosmos; the soft-pink flower petals are blushed darker at the base. Dwarf plants grow to 2′ tall.
POP SOCKS SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Each Pop Socks cosmos produces remarkable single, semi-double, and anemone-shaped flowers throughout the season. 'Knee high' varieties, Pop Socks cosmos grow 24-28″ tall.
PINK POP SOCKS Cosmos
Perfect-pink flowers on dwarf 24-28″ tall plants.
WHITE POP SOCKS Cosmos
Radiant-white flowers are stunning. Knee-high plants grow 24-28″ tall.
Rubenza cosmos flowers open dark ruby-red, transition into beautiful deep-rose shades as blooms age. Rubenza's bright 2.5-3″ blooms create a strong visual impact in the landscape, and are excellent for cutting. Plants grow 24-36″ tall.
Cosmos for Backgrounds & Cut Flowers
Tall Cosmos with long, strong stems.
DOUBLE CLICK SERIESCosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
We did a double take when we first discovered these free-blooming 4′ tall flower machines. The impressive, large and frilly, semi-double to fully double flowers are excellent for cutting. Double Click cosmos will provide vases-full of fun from summer until frost.
DOUBLE CLICK ROSE BON BON Cosmos
Rosy-lavender flowers on heavy-blooming 4′ tall plants.
DOUBLE CLICK SNOW PUFF Cosmos
Pure-white blooms add a wow factor to your bouquets and borders. Plants grow to 4′ tall.
SENSATION TYPE Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Large 3-4″ daisies with yellow centers bloom in summer and fall. Heavy-blooming, self-cleaning 4-5′ tall plants.
SENSATION MIX Cosmos
Field mix of flowers in shades of carmine-red, white, pink, and rose. Sensation Mix also includes showy bicolor blooms. Plants grow 4-5′ tall.
CANDY STRIPE Cosmos
Irresistible garden candy canes; red and rose stripes on a blush-white background. No two flowers exactly alike. Plants grow 3-4′ tall.
Ponder opulent 4-5′ tall towers covered in pleasing pale-pink flowers. Unique rosy-pink bullseyes capture the attention of all. Sturdy, healthy plants are heavy blooming and self cleaning.
Dazzler cosmos introduces high voltage color into your garden. The deep carmine-red daisies appear in summer and fall. Plants are tough and heavy-blooming, grow to 4′ tall.
Gloria is a garden show-off. Rose-pink petals and piercing crimson eyes easily charm all that visit. Heavy flowering, healthy and reliable 4-5′ tall plants.
One of the most beautiful of all cosmos. Pure-white 3″ wide flowers are stylishly dressed in shades of rich rosy red. Picotee is a splendid, softly-colored background plant which grows to 4′ tall.
Very large 4″ wide white flowers are held on heavy-blooming 4-5′ tall plants. For the garden, Purity cosmos is a virtue.
Radiance is an exuberantly colored heirloom cosmos. Red-purple eyes highlight the brilliant deep-rose flowers. Radiance cosmos reaches 4-5′ tall.
PSYCHE SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Frilly, scalloped, semi-double and single 3-4″ flowers with golden eyes. Plants are lush and bushy, grow 4-5′ tall. The Psyche series includes some of the most beautiful cosmos we have grown to date.
PSYCHE MIX Cosmos
A formula mix of 3-4″ wide crimson, rich lavender-pink, and white flowers. The bushy plants grow 4-5′ tall.
PSYCHE WHITE Cosmos
Extraordinary bushy and branching, 4-5′ tall plants are covered in pure-white flowers with sunny golden-eyes.
VERSAILLES SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Tall 3-4′ tall plants produce a wealth of 4″ wide blooms on long, strong stems. Versailles cosmos are superb cut flowers.
VERSAILLES FLUSH Cosmos
Regal-white flowers blush rose. Blooms add class to any bouquet. Lush, bushy plants grow 4-5′ tall.
VERSAILLES RED Cosmos
Rich and majestic bright-red 4″ flowers are held atop long, strong stems. They are superb for cutting. Plants grow to 4′ tall.
SEA SHELLS MIX Cosmos
Sea Shells Mix cosmos produce large and impressive fluted-blossoms in a broad range of solids and bicolors. They are exquisite cut flowers. Plants bloom in summer and fall, grow to 4′ tall.
Sulphur Cosmos Cosmos sulphureus
Tall or dwarf summer blooming annuals. Flowers are in highly combustible shades of orange, yellow, or scarlet red.
BRIGHT LIGHTS Cosmos
Fiery semi-double 2.5″ blooms in shades of scarlet orange, golden orange, gold, and yellow. Flowers are excellent for cutting, butterflies love them. Plants grow 3-4′ tall. Packet is ⅛ ounce, about 350 seeds.
Semi-double blossoms in smoldering shades of scarlet orange, orange, and yellow. Flowers attract butterflies. Easy-to-grow plants grow to 16-24″ tall.
COSMIC SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos sulphureus
Vast numbers of radiant 2″ double and semi-double flowers on well-proportioned, space-saving 12-20″ tall plants. Summer blooming.
COSMIC ORANGE Cosmos
Intense orange flowers on bushy 12-20″ tall plants. Cosmic Orange cosmos is an All-America Selections Winner.
COSMIC MIX Cosmos
The entire universe of Cosmic flower colors: orange, red, and yellow. Space-saving and easy-to-grow 12-20″ tall plants.
How to Plant Cosmos Seeds
Plant cosmos: Sow cosmos seeds in cell packs or flats, 4-6 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Kept at 70-85° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Can direct sow cosmos into prepared seed beds in rows, after all danger of frost. Thin seedlings to 12-18″ apart. A less efficient but easier method of sowing cosmos: scatter seeds. Rake seeds into soil, keep area moist until germination.
Grow cosmos: Full sun. Plants tolerate heat, drought, and poor soil. Most blooms produced with moderate water in soils of average fertility. Excellent cut flowers, last 7-10 days when blooms are cut as petals unfold. Flowers fully open in vase. Cosmos plants attract birds and butterflies, usually self-sow.