Common Name: Cosmos Apricotta
Scientific Name: Cosmos bipinnatus
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: A brand new variety!
The colour is absolutely stunning, gorgeous shades of apricots and pinks with a lovely soft pink center.
This tall variety of cosmos will make a wonderful display in high borders and the long stems are perfect for bouquets.
Cosmos Apricotta will become a favourite to grow at home.
Plant Height: 100cm
When: Spring + Summer (Winter in warmer climates)
Sowing Depth + Method: Cover seeds lightly.
Pinch out your cosmos seedlings when the are 30cm tall (3 true sets of leaves). Pinching out means taking the top 10cm off your seedling. This will encourage a bushier foliage, and more flowers!
Spacing: 30cm apart (Wider spacing creates may help grow stronger and thicker stems).
Position: Full Sun
Days until germination: 7-21 days @ 20-22°C
Seed to Bloom: 8 - 12 weeks
Harvest: When petals are just opening, but not yet flattened.
Number of Seeds: 30
NOTE: We have observed variation in bloom colour, some flowers are lighter in colour, while some express more rose than apricot.
Note: WA orders are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections on arrival to WA
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate