Cosmos bipinnatus 'Velouette'

A dark rich, luscious crimson cosmos with slashes of white to lighten and brighten every flower. More
50 seeds 153012 £2.50 In stock
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A brand new, glamorous bi-colour cosmos, excellent for picking and perfect for pots.

Genus Cosmos
Variety 'Velouette'
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Cosmos
Border Position Back, Container, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting
Care Tips Pinch out tips at 15-20cm to encourage bushier plants. Needs staking.
Flowering June - 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 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
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