Bright Lights

Cosmos sulphureus

Showy, graceful annual with 3' tall sunset-orange, red and yellow double flowers that attract butterflies. Direct seed after last frost in full sun for blooms from summer into fall. Easy-to-grow excellent cut flower. Drought-tolerant. Self-seeding annual.

SizePrice QtyPurchase
1 grams - Packet $ 2.50
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
4000 n/a n/a 75-90
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/8" 4-6" 100
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
12-15" 7-21 Annual 3-4 years