Antique Ivory Cosmos Collection

A pretty, soft mix of primrose yellow and pure white cosmos. Both are compact growers so ideal for flowery, long-performing containers and cut flower bunches from a small space. More
10 seedlings 190579-10 £11.50 Delivery mid April
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20 seedlings 190579-20 £19.50 Delivery mid April
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10 jumbo seedlings 190579-SP10 £15.95 Delivery early May
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More Details

A pretty, soft mix of primrose yellow and pure white cosmos. Both are compact growers so ideal for flowery, long-performing containers and cut flower bunches from a small space.

This collection includes 5 or 10 seedlings, or 5 jumbo seedlings each of:
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Cosmos
Border Position Container, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting For an extra boost, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting
Care Tips Pinch out tips to encourage bushier plants. These are the perfect varieties for growing in containers.
Flowering July - October
Vase Life Last 7-10 days, no conditioning needed. Pick fresh straight into water, just as the buds are about to bloom, and do not pick in the heat of the day. Deadhead the main blooms that are drooping and going over after about a week. Place out of direct sunlight.
Harvesting Flower production 4-5 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice

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Delivery

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Antique Ivory Cosmos Collection reviews

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Patricia

Quality products and prompt service, with regular advice newsletters

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Elizabeth

Wonderful plants and they grew beautifully!

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Janet

All came out well in June and flowers throughout the summmer.

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Reviewed 14th September 2018 by Sue

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Sally

Flowers rather sparse, and leggy, this year, not a patch on the year before. could be to do with the drought But they were watered very frequently. And didn’t pick well.

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Annie

Have flowered all summer great colour

Beautiful white flowers all summer

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Reviewed 6th September 2018 by Vera clancy

Easy to grow looked amazing so pleased

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Reviewed 4th September 2018 by Anne

Loads of flowers and lasted well

Disappointing

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Reviewed 29th June 2018 by Louise Bage

I had great hopes for this collection but they are spindly and slow growing despite fantastic conditions.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for taking time to review our site. We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with your collection and hope that they have now improved and are growing normally for you. If we can help you in any way please do contact our customer service team at info@sarahraven.com or by calling 0345 092 0283 and our team will assist you further.
Kind Regards, The Sarah Raven Team

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Posted 6th July 2018