Cosmos Bright Lights Mix

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A showy graceful annual with large bright flowers with 2-3 inch blooms in a regal vibrant rich colour mixture of red, orange and golden yellow shades.  Lacy foliage and silky flowers give an airy touch to the garden flowering consistently from midsummer to the first frost.

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Cosmos Bright Lights Mix

Cosmos Bright Lights Mix. A showy graceful annual with large bright flowers with 2-3 inch blooms in a regal vibrant rich colour mixture of red, orange and golden yellow shades.  Lacy foliage and silky flowers give an airy touch to the garden flowering consistently from midsummer to the first frost.   Foliage is finely cut but not as lacy as Cosmos Sensation and as is ideal towards the front of borders where less height  is required .  Blooms all summer until frost.  Very effective when grown in masses as a background planting and informal flower gardens.  Makes excellent cut flowers.    Tolerates poor soil, heat and dry conditions.   Very Attractive to Butterflies.   24-36 inches high. Very Easy to grow.

Cultivation Advice Cosmos Bright Lights Mix

Days To Germination: 5-10

Planting Depth:  1/4 inch

Spacing, Plant: 12 inches

Plant Height: 24-36 inches

Light:  Full Sun

  • Sow early indoors / under cover with warmth 4-6 weeks prior to the last frost in individual pots or trays.
  • Cover seed with 1/4 inch fine soil. Keep soil moderately moist and warm during germination.
  • Can be sown directly outdoors after danger of frost has passed through early summer.
  • Thin or transplant to 12 inches apart when plants are 2 to 3 inches tall.
  • Gradually acclimatise outside after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Cosmos grows best in full sun in ordinary garden soil and may re-sow itself.
  • Fairly drought resistant, water only when soil is dry for an extended period.