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COSMIDIUM Brunette

Stock: 199 Available

Cosmodium burridgeanum
syn. Thelesperma burridgeanum

Family: Asteraceae

Subfamily: Asteroideae

Characteristics: Annual 35-45cm

Seeds per packet: 30

 

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A showy easy to grow annual with attractive flowers with chocolate centres surrounded by a circle of gold.

Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering and encourage continuous blooming.

Excellent both for the border or for use as a cut flower. Grow as you would Cosmos and Coreopsis.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in a sunny position. Tolerant of average soils.

Tropical/Sub-tropical: Winter to Spring.
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cold: Mid-Spring to Early Summer

Sow: Sow seed on surface and cover lightly (4-5mm) do not bury to deeply.
Sow direct in growing position or in trays of seed raising mix and transplanted when when Strong enough to handle.
Germination: 10-21 days
Plant space: 40-50cm
Flowering: 13 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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