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    Default Cosmos question.

    My cosmos has been very late this year with some blind plants. ( what's that all about???)
    But now they are fabulous with a white one full of flower and about 7ft high!
    I dead head constantly but sometimes miss some which result in seeds.
    My question is why don't they self seed? They are prolific and must drop a lot of seed but I never see and seeded plants in my garden.
    Any thoughts?

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    Do you hoe or weed nearby?
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    All we are saying is..........Give seeds a chance.

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    Cosmos are only half-hardy so you shouldn't expect them to self seed, you have to start them off somewhere warm each year
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    Ah. That's interesting. I didn't think of that. No I don't hoe nearby either. I always bring plants on myself I was just curious re self seeding.

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