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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata White' Sonata White Mexican Aster

FP149/FPS149 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenOctober 9, 2023This document provides an overview of the sensation-type cosmos, specifically the Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Sonata White’. It details the plant’s characteristics, including its height, spread, and flower colors. The document also covers the plant’s growth requirements, such as full sun exposure and soil preferences, and discusses its moderate drought tolerance and pest resistance. Additionally, it highlights the plant’s uses in landscaping and its propagation methods, primarily through seeds. The document concludes with information on potential pests and diseases that may affect the plant.  Original publication date October 1999.

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