Essential Cosmos Collection

Classic white flowers of Cosmos bipinnatus 'Purity' provide a wonderful contrast against the carmine-edged petals of Comos bipinnatus 'Candy Stripe'. More
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Classic white flowers of Cosmos bipinnatus 'Purity' provide a wonderful contrast against the carmine-edged petals of Comos bipinnatus 'Candy Stripe'. A beautiful combination.

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Common Name Cosmos
Border Position Cutting Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in mid spring and plant out after last frosts, or direct sow early May. Grow seedlings on in individual pots or modules until large enough to plant out. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 7-10 days before transplanting into the garden after all risk of frost has passed.
Care Tips Pinch out tips at 15-20cm to encourage bushier plants. Stake and tie Cosmos plants if necessary during the growing season, water regularly and dead-head to prolong the flowering season.
Flowering July - October
Vase Life Strip the bottom leaves then sear the stem ends in boiling water for 10-15 seconds.
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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Essential Cosmos Collection reviews

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Reviewed 9th August 2019 by Stella

Not done too well. Plants smaller than expected.

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Elizabeth

Good compact early and continuous flowering, which means a lot of deadheading!

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jenny

Great products, thriving in garden! Arrived promptly and well packaged.