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‘Double Click Rose Bonbon’ cosmos

By: Garden Gate staff
Flower gardeners are always looking for pretty flowers — and this new cosmos really delivers. Just take a look at the big 3- to 4-in. fully double pink flowers. Wow!

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‘Double Click Rose Bonbon’ cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus

Flower gardeners are always looking for pretty flowers — and this new cosmos really delivers. Just take a look at the big 3- to 4-in. fully double pink flowers. Wow!

To make it even better, ‘Double Click Rose Bonbon’ is easy to grow, too. Direct-sow the seed in any sunny spot in your garden after all threat of frost has passed. As long as the soil is well-drained, cosmos will grow well, even in poor soils. By early summer, you’ll have flowers just like the ones at left. With deadheading, they’ll keep coming until frost. Since they come true from seed, stop deadheading in fall and you’ll have more of these beauties next spring.

TYPE Annual BLOOM Double pink summer to fall SOIL Well-drained, poor LIGHT Full sun SIZE 24 to 36 in. tall and 20 in. wide PESTS None serious HARDINESS Cold: Annual, Heat: AHS zones 12 to 1

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