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Carmine Cosmos Collection | Cosmos Seeds | Sarah Raven

Carmine Cosmos Collection

Handfuls of crumpled magenta silk, studded with dashes of white gold - this duo flowers prolifically all summer and autumn.
1

2 packets of seed

10 seedlings

20 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
90cm (36in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Best sown under cover in April but can be direct sown in May. Grow seedlings on in individual pots or modules until large enough to plant out. Gradually harden off before planting out after all risk of frost has passed.

Description

Handfuls of crumpled magenta silk, studded with dashes of white and gold – this duo flowers prolifically all summer and autumn, making a splendid border and cut flower pair.

This collection contains 1 seed packet, or 5 or 10 seedlings each of:

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.