COSMOS – SULPHUREUS REDCREST

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A showy and large graceful annual with bright 3-5cm blooms in a stunning orange red which is sure to make a bold, beautiful statement in your flower garden.  Lacy finely cut foliage and silky flowers give an airy touch to the garden flowering consistently from midsummer to the first frost.

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COSMOS – SULPHUREUS REDCREST

COSMOS – SULPHUREUS REDCREST. A showy and large graceful annual with bright 3-5cm blooms in a stunning orange red which is sure to make a bold, beautiful statement in your flower garden.  Lacy finely cut foliage and silky flowers give an airy touch to the garden flowering consistently from midsummer to the first 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.   70 cm high. Very easy to grow.

Cultivation Advice COSMOS – SULPHUREUS REDCREST

Days To Germination: 5-10

Planting Depth:  3-5 mm

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 lightly 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 30 cm apart when plants are 5 – 8 cm 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.