Dark Cosmos Collection/Mix
In this collection
|Sow Under Cover|
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- July - October
- 90cm (36in)
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 45cm (18in) apart, 15 seedlings fills 5m² (ie 5m x 1m border, or 2.5m x 2m patch)
- 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.
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:
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.