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‘Sonata Dwarf Mix’ cosmos

Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Sonata Dwarf Mix’

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This series produces compact plants 1 foot tall and about as wide with large blossoms in pure white and many shades of pink. These season-long performers make fine edging plants.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsExcellent cut flowers that are ideal for a cutting garden, mixed border, or annual border. Loved by butterflies.

CareGrow in full sun and moist but well-drained soil. Deadhead to prolong flowering, and also leave some seeds to self-sow. The plants are moderately drought and heat tolerant.

PropagationSow seed in situ in late spring or at 61°F in mid-spring.

ProblemsStem canker, powdery mildew, Rhizoctonia stem rot, gray mold, aphids.

  • Genus : Cosmos
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Type : Annuals
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Early Summer, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Flower Color : Pink, White
  • Characteristics : Self Seeds
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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