Cosmos bipinnatus 'Psyche White'
Cosmos 'Psyche White'
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Psyche White' bears semi-double and single, large, waved, upright blooms; each distinct and charming. They are 80% true from seed, can make fine cut flowers and can also be used as summer flowering pot plants for the cold greenhouse. Flowers summer to autumn. Height 36in.
|Botanical name||Cosmos bipinnatus|
|Common name||Cosmos 'Psyche White'|
|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 3mm (1/8in) deep in spring at 21-24C (70-75F) in a good seed compost. Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 5-10 days. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 60cm (24in) apart.Plant in a sunny spot on light well drained soil. For pot plants, transplant the seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots, grow cool, well ventilated and give plenty of light, but shade from direct sun.|