Cosmos Gloria Cosmos Bipinnatus is a popular variety of garden Cosmos plant. Cosmos Gloria seeds can be sown outside in early spring or after last frost, and also called Mexican Aster, Gloria Cosmos is one of the best flowers for xeriscaping. This Cosmos variety features attractive finely-cut foliage and blooms with extra large, bi-colored, pink flowers with magenta halo around the yellow flower center. The blooming all summer and fall Cosmos flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.
Cosmos Gloria is one of the best annual flowers for mass plantings in meadows, along roadsides, walkways and any naturalized landscapes. Cosmos flower is also popular for pot and container planting. Cosmos Bipinnatus seeds germinate quickly in warm soil, and the cosmos plant grows fast, so the seeds can be sown at any time before midsummer for extended blooming period. Gloria Cosmos is a very dependable, low maintenance flowering plant that thrives in average to poor, dry soil and resists heat and drought.
Height: 24-36 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Medium well-drained, pH 6.1-7.4
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Spring (2-4 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer (Zones 1-6) Fall (Zones 7-11)
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days