Cosmos bipinnatus, C. sulphureus
Cosmos plants are tough, self-supporting, heavy blooming & easy to maintain. Dwarf Cosmos are bushy and compact. They grow in pots, beds, or borders. Flowers are brightly colored, long blooming, excellent cut, and attract butterflies.
Unanimously voted a Fleuroselect Gold Medal Winner. With this exciting breakthrough, cosmos are now available in a unique, soft buttery yellow color.
Xanthos quickly covers itself in 2 1/2 inch single flowers on uniformly compact, 24 inch tall by 16 inch wide plants. Blooms in just 70 days from seed, producing flowers throughout the warm season. Outstanding for sunny borders and pots.
Dark red, well shaped flowers on compact, branching, 24 to 30 inch tall plants. An excellent Cosmos for containers. A Fleuroselect Novelty Award winner for 2016.
Smaller Growing Cosmos Varieties for Bedding and Containers.
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 inch tall plants produce impressive masses of flowers that are excellent for cutting. Flowers all summer long in garden beds or containers. All 3 'Cosimo' Cosmos varieties have been designated as Fleuroselect Approved Novelties..
COSIMO PURPLE RED-WHITE Cosmos
Purple-red flowers with white accents.
COSIMO COLLARETTE Cosmos
Semi-double pink and white bicolor flowers with a dainty central collar of smaller petals.
COSIMO PURPLE RED Cosmos
Deep purple-red flowers.
SONATA SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Heavy blooming, dwarf 2 foot tall plants are covered in large 2.5-3 inch flowers with gently frilled petal tips. They bloom from late spring into early autumn. Extremely heat tolerant and versatile, 'Sonata' cosmos are excellent for planting in containers, adding to cut flower gardens, edging paths, massing in beds, or blending in borders.
SONATA MIX Cosmos
An excellent formula mix of the four Sonata colors listed above; white, pink with dark eye, lavender pink, and magenta.
SONATA CARMINE Cosmos
Highly colorful magenta flowers.
SONATA WHITE Cosmos
Pristine white flowers.
SONATA PINK BLUSH Cosmos
Particularly appealing, soft-pink flower petals blushed darker at the base.
POP SOCKS SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Each Pop Socks Cosmos plant produces remarkable single, semi-double, and anemone shaped flowers all season. 'Knee high' varieties, they grow 24-28 inches tall.
PINK POP SOCKS Cosmos
Perfect pink flowers.
WHITE POP SOCKS Cosmos
Stunning white flowers.
Rubenza cosmos flowers open a dark ruby-red and transition into beautiful deep rose shades as the flowers age. Flowers are darker than 'Dazzler' cosmos. Rubenza's bright 2.5-3 inch flowers make a strong visual impact in the landscape and are also excellent for cutting. Grows 24-36 inches 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 foot tall flower machines. The large, frilly, semi-double to fully double flowers are excellent for cutting and will provide vases full of fun from summer until frost.
DOUBLE CLICK ROSE BON BON Cosmos
DOUBLE CLICK SNOW PUFF Cosmos
Pure white flowers.
SENSATION TYPE Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Large 3-4 inch daisies with yellow centers in summer and fall. Heavy blooming, self-cleaning 4-5 foot tall plants.
SENSATION MIX Cosmos
Grows to 4-5 feet tall.
CANDY STRIPE Cosmos
Showy rose and red striped flowers against a blush-white background. No two blooms are exactly alike. Grows to 3-4 feet tall.
Pale pink petals shade to beautiful rosy-pink toward the center of the flower. Heavy blooming, self-cleaning 4-5 foot plants.
Tough 4 foot tall annuals produce an endless supply of deep carmine red, 4 inch single daisies with yellow centers. Blooms in summer and fall.
Beautiful, showy rosy-pink flowers have a contrasting crimson eye and yellow center. Heavy blooming, 4-5 foot tall plants.
One of the most beautiful of all cosmos - it has pure white 3-inch flowers edged with shades of rich rosy-red. A wonderful soft-colored background plant that grows to 4-feet tall.
Heavy-blooming 4-5 foot tall plants produce large, 4 inch white flowers.
A striking heirloom cosmos, Radiance freely produces deep rose flowers with red-purple eyes. Plants grow 4-5 feet tall.
PSYCHE SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Frilly, scalloped, semi-double and single, 3-4 inch flowers with golden eyes cover the lush, bushy 4-5 foot tall plants. The 'Psyche' series contains some of the most beautiful cosmos we have seen.
PSYCHE MIX Cosmos
A formula mix of crimson, rich lavender pink, and white flowers.
PSYCHE WHITE Cosmos
Pure white flowers with golden eyes.
VERSAILLES SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos bipinnatus
Tall, 36-40 inch plants produce a wealth of 4 inch flowers on long, strong stems. Versailles cosmos make superb cut flowers.
VERSAILLES FLUSH Cosmos
Impressive white flowers blushing rose. Lovely for cutting.
VERSAILLES RED Cosmos
Striking, long necked, 4 inch flowers with bright red complexions and yellow hearts. They beg to be cut.
SEA SHELLS MIX Cosmos
Unusual large fluted blossoms in a broad range of colors, including both solids and bicolors. An exquisite cut flower-it adds pizzazz to any garden bouquet. Grows to 4-feet tall.
Tall or Dwarf Plants. Flowers Orange,Yellow or Scarlet Red.
BRIGHT LIGHTS Cosmos
Brilliant, semi-double 2.5 inch flowers in shades of scarlet-orange, golden-orange, gold, and yellow. They are excellent for cutting, and butterflies love them. Grows 3-4 feet tall. Packet is ⅛ ounce, about 350 seeds.
Semi-double flowers in shades of scarlet-orange, orange, and yellow. Blooms attract butterflies. Easy to grow plants reach 16-24 inches tall.
COSMIC SERIES Cosmos Seeds Cosmos sulphureus
Twelve to twenty inch tall plants produce masses of brilliant, 2 inch double and semi-double flowers all summer long.
COSMIC ORANGE Cosmos
Brilliant orange flowers. An All-America Selections Winner.
COSMIC MIX Cosmos
A formula mix of orange, red, and yellow flowers.
How to Plant Cosmos Seeds
Sow Cosmos seed in cell packs or flats 4-6 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Kept at 70-85° F., germination averages 14-21 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost in rows, thin to 12-18 inches apart. Less efficient but easier: Scatter seeds. Rake seeds into soil and keep area moist until germination.
Growing Cosmos: Full sun. Tolerates heat, drought, and poor soil. More flowers with moderate water in soils of average fertility. Excellent cut flower, will last 7-10 days when blooms are cut as petals unfold, will fully open in vase. Cosmos plants attract birds and butterflies and usually self-sow.