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Cosmos Sensation Mixed Seeds

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Plant Family: Asteraceae

Cosmos Sensation Mixed Seeds
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Price:  £1.95
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8 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  200 seeds approx


Position/ Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  cottage
Suggested Use:  Kitchen Garden
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  Mixed
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Sow:  March to May


Lovely tall annual, growing to around 90cm, with fine feathery foliage topped by pink or white daisies with frilly petals in summer. Drought tolerant and loved by Bees and Butterflies. Half hardy annual. In mild winters some seedlings may appear the following year.

Sow from March to September in trays or modules in the greenhouse or on the windowsill. When large enough to handle prick out into individual pots approx 9cm diameter. Gradually harden off before planting out at the end of May or after the risk of frost has passed


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.