COSMOS 'Sonata Carmine' (Seed)

Medium
Sun
Red
Reasonable soil
Summer
Seed Packet
Qty
 
 

Description

Compact and prolific cosmos with classic daisy flowers in rich carmine red. Early into flower and with a long display season, great for containers or the front of the border. A lovely cut flower with long vase life. Half Hardy Annual  

Height: 45cm

Average content per packet: 45 seeds

SOWING:

WHEN:

February - May 

WHERE: 

Indoors -    in seed trays or pots in warm greenhouse or similar.

Outdoors - Sow where they are to flower. 

HOW:

Indoors - Moisten compost before sowing. Sow thinly and cover lightly with compost or vermiculite. Keep moist. When 2 leaves show prick out into trays 4-5cm apart or single pots.

 Outdoors - Clean and prepare the seed bed to a fine crumbly soil. Water prior to sowing. Sow or scatter the seeds, then rake into soil and firm gently.

FLOWER:

June onwards, 70-80 days from sowing. Regular dead heading will prolong garden performance and keep plants more bushy.