Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos Rubenza

R60.00

One of the most prolific bee friendly summer bloomers, cosmos produces buckets of flowers for months on end with regular harvesting. Rubenza displays a range of vibrant colors. The large single flowers start as a deep ruby and fade to shades of terracotta and rose as they age.

 

30 seeds per packet.

48 in stock

Category:
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.
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm
Pinch:Yes, when 30 cm high
Flowering time:90-100 days after sowing
Final height:100 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.


Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when the first individual flowers on a branch have openend. The still closed flowers will open over time in the vase. Plants respond well to regular cutting. Expected vase life is 4-6 days.

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