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Week 29 – July 19, 2024

Plant Information

Sonata™ Purple Shades Cosmos

  • Sonata™ Purple Shades Cosmos - Bloom
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cosmos bipinnatus

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 24" (61cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Easy-to-grow plants are free-flowering with golden-eyed, daisy-like blooms on tall stems with feathery, ferny leaves. Makes for a ‘naturalized’ garden look. Good garden cut flower.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

  • The best-performing garden cosmos.
  • Extremely easy to grow; professional growers choose Sonata because of its capabilities for blooming in the pack and pot.
  • Recommended for 5 to 6-in./13 to 15-cm pots.

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