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Dark Cosmos Collection | Sarah Raven
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Dark Cosmos Collection/Mix

The darkest, richest textured and coloured cosmos together in one collection. Enjoy picking hundreds of vases of them from late June until at least October.
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140 seeds

10 seedlings

20 seedlings

10 jumbo seedlings

20 jumbo seedlings

15 seedlings (510331-15)

30 seedlings (510331-30)

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
45cm (18in) apart, 15 seedlings fills 5m² (ie 5m x 1m border, or 2.5m x 2m patch)
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

The darkest, richest textured and coloured cosmos together in one collection. Enjoy picking hundreds of vasefuls from late June until at least October.

Cosmos are stacked full with nectar and pollen – bees and butterflies love them. They are also very easy to grow, so are perfect for beginners.

This collection contains a mixed packet of seed, 5 or 10 seedlings, or 5 or 10 jumbo 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.