- Provide colour and texture
- Bring in beneficial pollinators
Cosmos Sonata is the perfect flower for a awkward bed with stubborn shallow and poor soil. It naturally thrives in poor soils given a hot sunny site and withstands drought well.
If you live in one of the dry counties of East Anglia or the Home Counties you would well to plant Cosmos in big numbers, to give your outdoor space colour as well as texture from the feathery leaves.
Butterflies just love them and this compact variety is perfect for containers if you don't have space in your flower beds.
We recommend you pot your plugs on into 7cm (3in) pots to allow them to grow a bit bigger before you plant them out after the last of the late frosts are over around April or May.
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How to Guide
Hardening Off/Planting Out
Supplied in individual cell-trays they are ready to transplant immediately in to 3in/7cm pots to grow-on, until is safe to plant out.