|Type:||Half Hardy Annual|
|Approximate height:||Up to 1 metre|
|Flowering Time:||From early summer into the autumn until the first frosts|
|Site and soil type:||Prefers well drained soil in full sun|
|When to sow:||Spring|
|Where to sow:||Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.|
|Packet contents:||Approximately 100 seeds / 0.7 g|
Cosmos is a tall plant with feathery leaves and large single flowers with yellow centres.
This variety has flowers in shades of white to deep pink which are very popular with bees and other pollinators.
Makes a good cut flower and will bloom until the first frosts.
Cosmos attracts / provides food for the following creatures:
- Short-tongued bees
- 🦇 (RHS)
- An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
Key to symbols:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (RHS) Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list
** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators
** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.