Cosmos Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Cosmos 'Candy Stripe'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00                     
Candy Stripe cosmos is a variable strain with most of the flowers having pale pink or white petals edged in pinkish-red. It's a mid-size variety that blends well with other flowers in the garden.

Cosmos 'Candy Stripe' make a wonderful cut flower. It's excellent in containers or as a filler in the garden between shrubs and tall perennials. The blooms attract butterflies and beneficial insects.

Also known as Cosmos 'Candystripe'.

height 3'


Cosmos Candy Stripe
Cosmos Seeds

Cosmos is an annual flower that blooms in late summer. The single or double flowers bloom in a wide range of colors.

Sowing Cosmos Seeds

Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost date, 1/8" deep. Or start indoors 4-5 weeks early. Full sun. Spacing 12". Easy to grow from seed.

Cosmos 'Daydream'
Cosmos 'Daydream'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00




photo by Rebecca Shields                
Daydream cosmos has lovely, pale pink flowers with a deep rose ring around the golden yellow center. It's an early bloomer with 1.5" flowers that are produced in abundance.

Cosmos 'Daydream' has a compact, bushy habit, which makes it a good choice for containers or the middle of the border. It's great for cutting.

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Daydream' attracts butterflies, bees and beneficial insects. Deer resistant.

height 3'


Cosmos Double Click
Cosmos 'Double Click Mix'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

50 seeds   $2.50                
Double Click cosmos are totally gorgeous! The large, fully double flowers are packed with petals. They bloom in shades of pink, white and crimson-red. You'll want to grow enough of these amazing flowers for cutting.

Cosmos 'Double Click Mix' is a tall variety that looks good in the middle of the border. It combines well with a variety of perennials and annuals.

The tall stems of Cosmos 'Double Click' benefit from support, especially in windy areas. Space cosmos plants 12" apart so they can support each other. Or combine them with other plants in the border.

height 3-4'


Cosmos 'Dwarf Sensation'
Cosmos 'Dwarf Sensation Mix'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00                     
Dwarf Sensation cosmos fit into small gardens better than tall cosmos. They are perfect for containers.

Cosmos 'Dwarf Sensation Mix' blooms in shades of pink, white and crimson-red. The flowers attract butterflies and many different beneficial insects.

Cosmos 'Dwarf Sensation' is one of our most popular varieties, probably because of its compact size and early blooming.

height 20"


Cosmos 'Gloria'
Cosmos 'Gloria'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00




photo by Myriam Vandenberghe               
Gloria cosmos is a tall, showy variety with large, rose-pink flowers that have a crimson eye surrounding the yellow center.

Try Cosmos 'Gloria' at the back of the border or in the center of an island bed. It goes well with other late summer annuals like nicotiana and cleome.

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Gloria' tolerates heat, drought and poor soil. It's a reliable and beautiful flower.

height 3-4'


Cosmos Picotee
Cosmos 'Picotee'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00                
Picotee cosmos is a gorgeous variety. The 3" flowers have white petals outlined in pinkish-red. The tall, strong stems are great for cutting.

Cosmos 'Picotee' produces large plants with ferny foliage that are nice at the back of the border or the center of an island bed. It combines well with other flowers in the late summer garden.

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Picotee' attracts butterflies and beneficial insects. This variety is sure to become your new favorite!

height 3-4'


Cosmos Psyche White
Cosmos 'Psyche White'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00                
Psyche White cosmos has large, semi-double flowers of purest white. The flowers bloom on tall, strong stems that are good for cutting.

Cosmos 'Psyche White' is impressive at the back of the border or the center of an island bed. It looks great with everything.

Tall cosmos have a tendency to blow over in strong winds, so the plants should be spaced about 12" apart to support each other. Deer resistant.

height 3-4'


Cosmos Purity
Cosmos 'Purity'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00                       
Purity cosmos is a classic variety. There's something innocent and refreshing about the large, pure white flowers with ferny foliage.

Cosmos 'Purity' looks great in most color schemes, but it's especially popular for white gardens. The flowers show up well during an evening stroll through the garden. It also makes a wonderful cut flower.

Tall cosmos should be placed where they won't shade smaller annuals and perennials. Try planting any of these bushy annuals in front of them to provide color at a lower height: four o'clock, lavatera, rudbeckia, zinnia.

height 3-4'


Cosmos Seashells
Cosmos 'Seashells Mix'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

150 seeds   $2.00                
Cosmos 'Seashells Mix' is a unique variety with 3" two-tone flowers in shades of pink, white, rose and carmine. The flower petals are fluted, which gives them the impression of seashells. They make interesting cut flowers.

Seashells cosmos are quite tall, and the plants have a tendency to flop. It helps to space them about 12" apart so they can support each other, or provide other tall plants for support.

Also known as Cosmos 'Sea Shells'.

height 3-4'


Cosmos 'Sensation Mix'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

300 seeds   $2.00        
Cosmos 'Sensation Mix'
Sensation cosmos are hard to beat for color in the late summer garden. The large flowers bloom in shades of pink, white and crimson-red.

Cosmos 'Sensation Mix' is an old favorite. It was an All-America Selections winner in 1936. The flowers attract butterflies and beneficial insects.

Cosmos 'Sensation Mix' grows well in a wide range of conditions. It's no wonder that this heirloom flower has been popular for so many years. Drought tolerant.

height 3-4'


Cosmos Sonata White
Cosmos 'Sonata White'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

50 seeds   $2.50                
Sonata White cosmos is an early-blooming variety that makes a wonderful filler in the late summer garden. It goes with everything, but it looks truly stunning with blue flowers like blue pimpernel or Chinese forget-me-not.

Cosmos 'Sonata White' is my personal favorite, and I can't say enough good things about it. It's a dwarf variety, so it doesn't shade out other plants. Try it near the front of the border. It's also nice in containers.

Cosmos bipinnatus attracts butterflies and beneficial insects, making it a useful companion plant in the vegetable garden. Deer resistant.

For a mix of colors on compact plants, see Cosmos 'Dwarf Sensation'.

height 20"


Cosmos Tetra Versailles Red
Cosmos 'Tetra Versailles Red'
(Cosmos bipinnatus)

160 seeds   $2.00        
Tetra Versailles Red cosmos is a stunning selection with flowers that open in a deep shade of wine red and then slowly fade to a vibrant cerise pink. The golden- yellow centers create a lovely contrast.

Cosmos 'Tetra Versailles Red' is a good choice for an eye-catching focal point in the garden. It goes well in cool color schemes. Try it with other late summer-blooming annuals like cleome, lavatera and Nicotiana sylvestris.

Also known as Cosmos 'Tet Versailles Red'.

height 3-4'


Cosmos 'Ladybird Mix'
Cosmos 'Ladybird Mix'
(Dwarf Cosmos)

80 seeds   $2.00 

   
Cosmos 'Ladybird Mix' is a glorious mixture of lemon yellow, warm gold and vivid orange flowers. The plants are compact, making them perfect for containers and tight spaces in the garden.

Cosmos sulphureus 'Ladybird Mixed' attracts butterflies and beneficial insects. Also known as Cosmos 'Ladybird Dwarf Mixture'. Deer resistant.

height 20"


Cosmos Ladybird Lemon
Cosmos 'Ladybird Lemon'
(Dwarf Cosmos)

80 seeds   $2.00        
Ladybird Lemon cosmos has bright yellow flowers. The compact plants fit into any little spot in the garden. They are also nice in containers.

Cosmos 'Ladybird Lemon' looks especially nice paired with blue flowers like Chinese forget-me-not or blue pimpernel.

Cosmos sulphureus 'Ladybird Lemon' attracts butterflies and beneficial insects. This dwarf selection makes a good companion plant in the vegetable garden or herb garden. Deer resistant.

height 20"

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