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A faded, muted collection of zinnias and cosmos in their newest forms. Keep picking from this lot in a cutting bed or container, and they’ll keep flowering, long and hard. This grouping can’t fail to look lovely.

This collection contains 1 seed packet or 5 or 10 seedlings each of:
Genus Cosmos, Zinnia
Group/Species bipinnatus, elegans
Variety Queeny Lime Orange, Queeny Lime Red, Rubenza, Xanthos
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Cosmos, Youth and Old Age
Border Position Container, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60-75cm (24-30in)
Spacing 30-40cm (12-16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Zinnias thrive direct-sown from late May. Sowing depth 3mm. May be sown indoors in early spring. Sow seed into modules or 9cm pots to minimise root disturbance. Cosmos - sow under cover in mid spring and plant out after last frosts, or direct sow early May.
Care Tips Pinch out tips at 15-20cm to encourage bushier plants.
Flowering July - first frosts, 12-14 weeks from sowing.
Vase Life Sear stem ends for 10 seconds in boiling water
Harvesting Flower production: 3-4 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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Bestseller Cosmos and Zinnia Collection reviews

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Reviewed 21st April 2020 by Sarah

I love these colours!!!!!