Cosmos bipinnatus. The deepest red we have ever seen in cosmos. Rubenza has won the Fleuroselect Novelty award for its ruby red flowers. A gem among cosmos. One of the easiest and most popular direct seed annuals. Simply sprinkle the seed where you would like them to grow and magically they appear! Great fun for kids. Approx. 150 seeds/pkg.
May be started inside 4 weeks before last frost or direct seeded after last frost. Plant 1⁄4 inches deep in warm soil (24-26 degrees C). Transplant after risk of frost has passed and once the soil has warmed. Space 8-12 inches apart in a full sun location.
Grows well in poor soil. Dead-head regularly.