Unique velvet Burgundy, almost Black, petalled perennial Cosmos not usually available from seed, with the added attraction of a dark chocolate fragrance. A must have in every cottage garden. First year flowering and tolerant of mild winters but not heavy frosts. Also suitable for cutting and as a flowering pot plant. Thrives in sunny and semi-shaded spots in a wide range of humus rich well drained soil types.
Matures 75 days from Direct Sowing.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||HEIGHT||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GARDEN POSITION||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||BEST USE|
|18-21||7-14||60cm||30cm||Full Sun/Partial Shade||1.2.3||5||Border Plant|