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COSMOS bipinnatus - Sea Shells

SKU: F 409
Stock: In Stock

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 80-120 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 70
Seed per gram: Approx 150

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

The Cosmos Sea Shells blend is a very unique Cosmos with rolled petals looking a bit like a sea shell with a yellow button eye. Solid coloured flowers in a mix of white, pink, rose, and crimson, adorn this Cosmos throughout summer.

Cosmos mixed colours flowers profusely in a range of mixed colours over the spring and summer months. This all-time favourite is a well-proven cottage garden flower that looks stunning when planted in mass or mixed with other cottage flowers.

Cosmos are suitable for beds, borders, and pollinator gardens, where they attract birds, butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects.

It is an easy-to-grow plant that is excellent for cutting, bedding, or as an attractive pot plant for summer. It looks great when planted in meadows and cottage gardens.
Cosmos makes superb cut flowers with a vase life of 5-7 days. Harvest the blooms in the early morning, selecting stems with just-opened flowers.

Cosmos are an excellent choice for low-maintenance gardens. These colourful bedding plants are great for cutting flowers and adding vibrant colour to any spring or summer garden. Cosmos are a popular garden plant, with many cultivars bred in every shade and colour.

As with all Cosmos, they thrive on neglect and reseed themselves easily, making them a great choice for wildflower meadows or naturalised areas.

Cosmos bipinnatus is native to Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

The best time of year to sow Cosmos seeds is mid-spring to mid-summer in cold zones.
In temperate zones, the best time is early spring to mid-summer. In tropical zones seed should be sown in the dry mid-Autumn to late winter is best.

  1. Best sown 6 mm directly where they are to grow.
  2. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle.
  3. If mass planting as a meadow scatter seeds and rake over

Germination: 14-21 days at a soil temperature of 20-25°C

*Please note:

  • Please do not be too hasty to discard seeds that do not germinate; seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural germination requirements.
  • As with all seeds, they must have adequate water to keep them moist but not too wet.
  • These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.

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