Cut Flower Seeds from Sow Seeds Ltd
Cosmos bipinnatus Antiquity is a new variety that has striking burgundy flowers fade to bronze as they age. It is a half hardy annual that is very easy to grow.
Cosmos bipinnatus Antiquity flowers over a long period from July until the first frosts - so can be up to October.
The unusual flowers grow to about 60cm tall with a spread of 40cm & they make an excellent cut flower lasting up to 10 days in a vase. An easy to grow half-hardy annual that produces copious amounts of beautiful flowers over such a long period!
Cosmos bipinnatus Antiquity Cut Flower Information
|Seed Quantity:||Approx. 25 seeds per pack.|
|When to Sow:||April-May.|
|Site Conditions:||Full sun, moist well-drained soil.|
|How to Sow:||Either direct sow seeds into flowering position every 25cm in rows 25cm apart (if in cutting garden) or scatter seed in final position and lightly cover with fine soil. Alternatively sow thinly in a seed tray and cover with a thin layer of fine compost 0.5cm deep. Keep covered at a temperature of 21°C. Germination takes 7-10 days. Carefully pot on when seedlings are about 3 weeks old. When risk of frost has passed, harden off plants & transplant outside spacing 25cm apart in rows & between rows or just position in garden where required.|
|Care:||Pick regularly to encourage more flowering.|
|Flowers:||3 months from sowing - July to October.|
When to Sow Cosmos bipinnatus Antiquity Cut Flower Seeds
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