Stunning 2-3” wine-colored, feathery double and semi-double blooms on 42-46” sturdy stems. These flowers will bring a friendly lightness to gardens and bouquets. Easy to grow and long-lasting blossoms are a favorite of pollinators, beneficial insects and cut-flower growers. Their edible petals make a gorgeous garnish.
Days to Maturity: 75
Latin name: Cosmos bipinnatus
Life cycle: Annual
Start indoors in April – mid-June
or direct seed in full sun after danger of frost.
Optimal temp for germination is 70-75°.
Transplant or thin to 18″ spacing.
For more tips on when to plant flower seed, check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!