About Cosmos Red Illusion
We are so happy to have found this new variety Cosmos Red Illusion with their huge semi-double flowers. The colors are like I’ve never seen before. The 4” flowers with their deep red veins and edges over a pink blossom. They are easy to grow and make a beautiful cut flower for your vase.
Cosmos Red Illusion
Planting and Growing Cosmos
Make sure your Cosmos “harden off” to cool nights and windy conditions before planting. This requires leaving them outside in a protected area for a few days otherwise, they may wilt after planting. Choose an area that is sunny. Prepare your planting hole by turning the soil at least a shovel size deep and wide and be sure the hole is filled with plenty of organic matter for best results. Plant deep enough to cover the top of the root ball. Press down firmly on the soil and then water it in. Consider fertilizing once or twice a season.