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Cosmos bipinnatus Sonata 'Carmine' Seeds...Seed from Carmine Cosmos

Type: Annual
Common Names: Cosmos
Height: 30" to 46"
Spread: 10" to 12"
Flower color: Carmine Pink
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: An lovely cut flower although it is not long lasting in the vase. Self-sows. Very large flowers, on compact plants.

COSMOS bipinnatus
Sonata 'Carmine'
** Carmine Cosmos flower **

SOLD OUT. - Hope to have back in stock December, 2015.
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 2-4 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds with mix. Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in a location at 70°F. Germination should begin in 6-10 days. Does well direct sown to garden location in spring ( -- may be sown before last spring frost).

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Cosmos 'Sonata Carmine' at Dave's Garden
2) Cosmos bipinnatus at Wikipedia
3) Cosmos bipinnatus at USDA
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