Cosmos – Double Dutch White

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A stunning pure ice white variety producing multi-petalled flowers with a slight frill  on 1.0 m – 1.4 m  plants.  The delicate foliage and crystal white flowers make an outstanding background planting that blooms all summer long.

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Cosmos – Double Dutch White

A stunning pure ice white variety producing multi-petalled flowers with a slight frill  on 1.0 m – 1.4 m  plants.  The delicate foliage and crystal white flowers make an outstanding background planting that blooms all summer long. Cosmos are easy to grow and literally thrive on neglect. Half-hardy annual, 4-5′ tall.

Cultivation advice Cosmos – Double Dutch White

Days To Germination: 5-10

Planting Depth: 1/4 inch

Spacing, Plant: 12 inches
Plant Height: 36-48 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.