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.
|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|
|Final height:||90-120 cm|
Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest when the individual flowers are half-way open. Plants respond well to regular cutting. Expected vase life is 4-7 days.