Psyche White

Psyche White Cosmos

Cosmos bipinnatus Psyched for a pure-white cosmos? Ruffled center petals plus thin rayed outer petals create a fluted effect. Looked good even in wet humid 2013. Occasionally sets single flowers. May be the same cultivar Burpee offered as White Queen in 1923. Annual. ~140-195 seeds/g. Especially attractive to pollinators.


5028 Psyche White
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Cosmos

Sun-loving, free-flowering all summer, can serve as an accent, screen or cutflower. Colorful daisy-style flowers with yellow centers bloom amidst lacy cut foliage. Attracts a broad range of beneficial insects.

Culture: For best results, thin its fast-growing large plants. Deadhead for persistent blooms. Harvest cutflowers when petals on first flower are just opening. Don’t wait too long! Old blooms don’t last. Vase life is 4–6 days. Light aids germination. May be started indoors at 70–75° (grow on at 60–65°) or direct seeded after last frost. Space 9–12". Tolerant of drought. ~140 seeds/g.

Flowers

All flowers are annuals except where noted. All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.