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Pale Cosmos Collection/Mix

These will grow well in a sunny corner of your garden, and you will be able to pick hundreds of vases of them from July until at least October.
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100 seeds

15 seedlings

30 seedlings

15 jumbo 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
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

These will grow well in a sunny corner of your garden, and you will be able to pick hundreds of vasefuls from July until at least October.

Cosmos are stacked with nectar and pollen – bees and butterflies love them. They are also very easy to grow, and produce more bunches per square metre than any other plant I know.

Our seed packet contains a mix of the following varieties: The seedling collection contains 5 or 10 seedlings, and the jumbo seedling collection contains 5 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.