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botanical name:
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza'
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Half-hardy annual producing large ruby-red flowers that fade attractively to pinkish rose-red, in summer through to autumn.

Well drained, light soil in full sun. Easy.

From seed.

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