Why You Should Grow Cosmos in Your Summer Garden

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Are you looking for a beautiful and easy-to-grow flower for your summer garden? Look no further than cosmos!

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These colorful flowers are not only low-maintenance, but they also attract pollinators and add a pop of color to any garden.


Cosmos are easy to grow, attract pollinators, and add color and texture to any garden. They also come in a variety of colors, including pink, white, and red, and can grow up to 6 feet tall.

Benefits of Growing Cosmos

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How to Grow Cosmos

Cosmos are easy to grow and require little maintenance. They prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Plant the seeds in the spring, after the last frost, and water regularly.

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Cosmos make great companion plants and can be paired with a variety of other plants. They look great with marigolds, zinnias, and sunflowers, and can help repel pests such as aphids and spider mites.

Companion Planting with Cosmos

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Attracting Pollinators

Cosmos are a great way to attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies to your garden. Their bright colors and sweet nectar make them a favorite among pollinators.


Cosmos are low-maintenance, but there are a few things you can do to ensure they stay healthy and bloom all season. Deadhead spent blooms regularly, water when the soil is dry, and fertilize once a month with a balanced fertilizer.

Tips for Maintaining Your Cosmos

Cosmos make great cut flowers and can be used in a variety of arrangements. Cut the stems when the flowers are just starting to open, and place them in a vase with fresh water. Cosmos will last for several days in a vase.


Using Cosmos as Cut Flowers

Growing cosmos in your summer garden is a great way to add color and attract pollinators to your garden. They are a great choice for any gardener, from beginners to experienced gardeners.

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