Cosmos

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This Special Striped mixture of bedding Cosmos will bring colour and life to the garden throughout the summer months and into the autumn

  • Growing Height: up to 60cm
  • Plant Type: Half-Hardy Annual

These Cosmos Seeds ARE available to Purchase NOW but WONT BE DELIVERED  until September/October which is the right time for sowing and planting

Cosmos: 

  • A perfect pollinators approved variety,
  • Produces striking large flower heads with striped petals in shades of pink and white.
  • Half-hardy annual with masses of fern-like foliage and brightly coloured blooms, ideal for filling borders and creating a wildlife garden 
  • This eye-catching variety looks great in beds, borders and patio containers.
  • A firm favourite with bees and pollinators, this cottage garden variety will fill your garden with colour throughout the summer and into autumn.

Sowing Instructions

  • Sow indoors for best results anytime from February until April in a seed tray of fine, quality compost.
  • Sow seeds evenly on the soil surface and keep in a cold frame, unheated greenhouse or windowsill.
  • Cover seed with a very light layer of compost
  • Continue to water until the seedlings appear, germination can take between 3 to 6 weeks.
  • Once the seedlings are large enough to handle, separate each young plant into individual pots ready to acclimatise to the outdoors.
  • Plants can be transplanted where they are to flower from May.
  • Alternatively sow seeds directly outdoors from April until June, thinning out as they grow.

Cosmos Seeds

  • Easy to grow
  • Cosmos prefer a sunny location with well draining soil, but will grow easily in a shady spot.
  • Removing the dead heads will prolong the flowering season and produce more blooms.
  • Ideally, shelter from the wind


Do not eat ornamental flowers or seeds.

Some plants can be harmful if consumed or cause irritation if touched.
Always wear gloves when gardening and wash hands thoroughly when finished.

 

These Cosmos Seeds ARE available to Purchase NOW but WONT BE DELIVERED  until September/October which is the right time for sowing and planting