Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos Apricotta

R60.00

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An exceptional colour in shades of apricot with a soft pink centre. One of the most prolific bee friendly summer bloomers, cosmos produces buckets of flowers for months on end with regular harvesting. 

 

30 seeds per packet.

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    Flower type:Filler
    Life cycle:Heat-loving Annual
    Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in spring or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks and only when soil temperatures are above 16 C.
    Planting Season:Spring / Summer
    Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
    Good Bee Food:Yes
    Flowering time:90-100 days after sowing
    Pinch:Yes, when 30 cm high
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:60-80 cm
    Spacing:30 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.


    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when the individual flowers are half-way open. Plants respond well to regular cutting. Expected vase life is 4-7 days.

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