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Cosmos Seeds - Xanthos

Cosmos Seeds - Xanthos

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  • These buttery blooms are a cut flower garden staple
  • Easy to grow annual great for cut flowers
  • Open pollinated with long-lasting yellow-cream colored Summer blooms
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Yellow
Growth Habit Clumping
Bloom Season Summer through Fall
Seeds per Packet 400 mg

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Extended Bloom Time, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant

About Cosmos Seeds - Xanthos

Cosmos bipinnatus

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Mexican Aster

The yellow-cream colored blooms of the Xanthos Cosmos will have you dreaming of lemon pound cake. Cut some for your kitchen flower arrangement and get inspired to bake that cake!

Planting Information

Planting Cosmos Seeds - Xanthos

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Height 20 to 24 inches
Plant Spacing 9 to 12 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Cosmos Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 80 Sq. Ft

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