Sensation Blend is a tall, showy plant with large, 3"-4" white, pink, rose, and crimson flowers. Cosmos are a superb choice for wildflower or naturalized areas, as they are drought tolerant and need very little attention. An excellent butterfly lure and cut flower. 'Sensation' won the 1936 All-America Selections award.

Variety Information:
• Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus
• Family: Asteraceae
• Native: Mexico and Arizona
• Hardiness: Annual
• Plant Dimensions: 3'-6' " tall, 18"-36" wide
• Variety Information: 3"–4" wide flowers in white, pink, rose, and crimson with yellow centers
• Exposure: Full sun
• Bloom Period: Summer to frost

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

SKU: BOT2035
Cosmos Sensation Blend Organic

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