Sensation Mix Cosmos


Sensation Mix Cosmos

Cosmos bipinnatus
(85-90 days) Annual. These large-flowered cosmos, in pinks, roses, magentas and occasional whites, need little tending. So named because its early maturity created a sensation when it first came out in 1930. Won AAS 6 years later. Withstands the first mild frosts of fall. 4–5'. About 125–150 seeds/g.

5035 Sensation Mix Cosmos
Item Discounted
A: 1.4g for $2.95   
B: 14g for $5.75   
C: 56g for $10.95   
D: 448g for $39.50   

Additional Information


~125-150 seeds/g.

Annual. 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.


All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

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

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.

Our Seeds are Non-GMO


All of our seeds are non-GMO, and free of neonicotinoids and fungicides. Fedco is one of the original companies to sign the Safe Seed Pledge.