Cosmos bipinnatus 'Psyche Rose Picotee'

A white-mauve cosmos whose petals look like their edges have been painted in a deep purple-carmine. More
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Cosmos 'Psyche Rose Picotee' is a white-mauve cosmos whose petals look like their edges have been painted in a deep purple-carmine. My new-found favourite cosmos for scattering through white Cosmos 'Purity' or Malope trifida 'Alba' for a splash of contrast.

Genus Cosmos bipinnatus
Variety Psyche Rose Picotee
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 90-100cm (36-39in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in March - April or direct sow in May.
Care Tips Pinch out tips to encourage bushier plants. This is a perfect variety for growing in container pots.
Flowering June - November, 12-14 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 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.
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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Really pretty

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Reviewed 19th August 2016 by Queen of Carthage

I'm delighted with these lovely flowers, grown from seed. They have grown into vigorous plants covered in flowers which are great for cutting - they look particularly good in a vase with Cosmos Click Cranberry.