Cosmic Red Cosmos Seeds

Cosmic Red Cosmos Seeds

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Stoplight-red blooms | Nonstop blooms all summer
SKU 00625-PK-P1
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Key Characteristics
Mature Height

22 IN

Mature Width

17 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Bloom Size

0-2 IN



Description / Cosmic Red Cosmos Seeds

Cosmic Red Cosmos, the most exciting yet in terms of intense, eye-popping beauty. These blooms are a brilliant scarlet-red, their color becoming brighter and more intense as the summer sun grows hotter. You can't beat Cosmic Red Cosmos for a mass planting alongside the driveway or blazing cement patio, where Cosmic Red Cosmos will soak up the heat and look all the better for it.

Boasting greater color and more vigor than most of this very colorful and vigorous family, the Cosmic series stands out as a bedding and border treasure no garden should be without. Cosmic Orange was an AAS Winner when it was introduced in 2000, while Cosmic Yellow takes top "butterfly honors" in my garden. But I think Cosmic Red Cosmos may be the best of them all. The color is SO intense, so attention-getting, that even a small planting of Cosmic Red Cosmos is visible from across the garden, and a large one is a sea of glorious color.

Masses of 2-inch double and semi-double blooms arise all summer long on well-branched 12- to 22-inch plants. Heat- and pest-resistant, Cosmic Red Cosmos thrives on neglect, spreading 12 to 17 inches wide even in poor, dry soils. Months of joy in the garden from this stunning AAS winner.

Like all Cosmos, this charming variety Cosmic Red Cosmos thrives in the sunny garden, drawing butterflies and compliments by the dozen. Simply direct sow the seeds wherever you'd like lots of quick, long-lasting color. Two and a half months later Cosmic Red Cosmos are in full bloom. Cosmic Red Cosmos flowers are great in vases too, keeping their color and holding up their heads over a long period. And Cosmic Red Cosmos will thrive even in poor dry soils, making them ideal for blazing-hot trouble spots as well as beds, borders, and walkways.

Product Details

Genus Cosmos
Species sulphureus
Variety Cosmic Red
Product Classification Annuals, Seeds
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Season Start Early Summer
Bloom Season End Early Fall
Bloom Color Red
Max Bloom Size 2.00
Foliage Color Dark Green
Habit Mound-shaped
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Cut-and-Come-Again, Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Pest Fighter, Repeat Bloomer
Uses Beds, Containers, Cut Flowers, Outdoor

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Customer Reviews

Review by Laurel Sedlacko
I plant my seeds in my sunroom in April. Because I have the time most of what I plant is in the gardens as well as pots. The best of what I remember is that the last little seedling that popped up was this beautiful, simple but not, Cosmic red cosmo and I fell in love at first sight when th flower appeared. The solid flaming red with “in your face” yello stamens adored by the bees makes me stop to look at her every time. It is my favorite this year. Thank you to the hybridizers, I’ve been ordering your seeds from your catalog for years. stellar work
Easy grow and pest free
Review by Marianne
Grew these easily from seed. Hardy and pest free in the garden. A beautiful pop of color that butterflies and insects love. Looks beautiful planted alongside blue/purple/lime green flowers. Freely self seeds so you get waves of growth depending on your growing season. One drawback is need to dead head old blooms to keep plants looking "clean". Not necessary but recommended.
Review by RD
Beautiful blooms ranging from yellow to orange to bright red. Early bloomer with profuse blooms. Very hardy and tough even along a hot stone wall.

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