Cosmos bipinnatus 'Double Click Snow Puff'
Cosmos 'Double Click Snow Puff'
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Double Click Snow Puff' bears spectacular white, pom-pom flowers with a delicate hint of blushed pink. The blooms sit on sturdy stems and are the latest colour in the 'Double Click' series. Makes an excellent cut flower as well as adding height and interest to borders all summer.
|Botanical name||Cosmos bipinnatus|
|Common name||Cosmos 'Double Click Snow Puff'|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds from March to May. Sow seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed compost. Cover with a very fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at a temperature of 20-25C (68-77F) until after germination which usually takes 7-14 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 30-45cm (12-18in) apart.Prefers a sunny position in light, well drained soil.|