Cosmos "Apollo" Lovesong F1, 1,000 Seeds Bulk Packaging

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Like a good ol'-fashioned baker's dozen! If you have 12 or more quantity in your cart, we'll throw in a FREE seed pack of your choice. 24 or more, you get a 2nd FREE! And so on... Let us know which seeds you'd like in the remarks section at check-out.

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We sell out of stock on nearly all of our flower seeds each shipping season, especially those that are unique varieties or popular colors.

To be sure you get your seeds for the current or upcoming planting season, place your order as early as possible. Orders are prioritized based on order date and will be out the door and on the way to your yard within 48 business hours.

Why we love this flower:

  • Uses: Cut flower
  • Garden growth success: Easy

What does "F1" mean? F1 hybrid seeds refers to the selective breeding of a plant by cross pollinating two different parent plants, indicating a newer variety into the flower garden world. With the Apollo F1 series of Cosmos, this hybrid has a naturally dwarf habit and bright display of color. The larger flowers of nearly 4" and better petal quality leads to much greater impact. The Lovesong Cosmos will bloom in pinks, whites, and a picotee blend of both colors. Plant this flower in front of your other Cosmos varieties for a lovely border and tidy appearance in the garden.

Individual blooms will last in the vase about 4-6 days, but each stem is loaded with multiple blossoms that open over a period of a week. Harvest when buds are cracking, but haven’t fully opened in order to prevent insects from pollinating, which will help stretch the vase life by a few extra days. Flower preservative is recommended. Deadhead through the harvest season to keep them blooming longer. Once established, water only in very dry periods as Cosmos are heat and drought tolerant.


    • Common name: Cosmos
    • Variety: Apollo Series
    • Life cycle: Annual
    • Structure: Seed
    • Attraction: Bees, butterflies
    • Resistance: Deer, rabbits, rodents
    • Toxicity: None


    • Fragrance level: None
    • Cut stem length: 14" to 20"inches
    • Bouquet role: Feature and filler
    • Vase life: 4 to 6 days


    • Shipping season: Year round
    • Planting season: Spring through Summer
    • Direct sow: Yes
    • Bloom season: Late summer, early fall
    • Sun requirements: Full sun
    • Water preference: Average, less water when established
    • Plant height: 18" to 26"

    Sharing the Smiles

    Jean L.

    Naturopathic Physician

    I planted 200 cosmos in 3 shades of pinks with some white. Can't wait for Summer!

    Joyce Campbell

    5th Grade Teacher

    Exceptional packaging and fast shipping. Just what I was looking for.

    Mona C.

    graphic design

    Love the site and all the flowers. My deck is going to be filled with pots of color!

    Carolyn Parker


    Love the gift bag of seeds for my clients at closing. Terrific idea!

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