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Cosmos bipinnatus Xanthos

Description

Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner. The first yellow flowered cosmos that reliably flowers in the UK. Bushy, early and very free-flowering with stunning soft yellow blooms with lighter edges adding to its appearance. 'Xanthos' meaning yellow, golden, fair in Greek.

Product Part Number: 58112

Pack Size: 30 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £2.50

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When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

February and March

WHERE TO SOW

Sow in trays of moist seed compost and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a warm place and keep at a temperature of between 20-25°C (68-77°F).

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Prick off glasshouse seedlings into trays when large enough to handle 10cm (4") apart. Gradually harden off before planting out in May 30-45cm (12-18") apart.

FLOWERS

July to October

HEIGHT

50-60cm (20-24")

HANDY TIP

Plant in drifts or in a border on its own creating a bright yellow glow all summer.