Cheery Cosmos

Surprise, surprise — this is the first time in three years that I’ve managed to grow cosmos from seed!  I’ve missed having them; they’re so perky and cheery; hummingbirds and butterflies seem to like them, too.

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These photos were both taken this morning, before the sun moved to this side of the house.  Even without the sun on them, they are a beautiful sight to see!

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Thisvariety is called “Sea Shell,” and I first purchased it accidentally.  I like the scalloped edges! This year, I ordered it on purpose.


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