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Cosmos Sulphureus Mandarin
Deep Orange double – Semi double blooms sit above neat compact mounds of deep green foliage . Stunning when planted en masse in borders or large containers.
alf Hardy Annual
Height 25-30cm (10-12in)
Sow April to May
Flowers July to October
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 .
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 once all risk of frost has passed.
Dead head regularly to provide a summer-long display.