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Cosmea Sea Shells in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Cosmos Bipinnatus 'Sea Shells'

 

Cosmea 'Sea Shells'

Cosmos are half-hardy annuals which flower in summer to early autumn until the first frosts. Brightly coloured, saucer shaped flowers are numerous and daisy-like and sit above deeply cut, fern-like foliage. This variety has fluted tubular petals in a white, pink or red

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plant Features
  • Cosmea Sea Shells likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Cosmea Sea Shells likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Cosmea Sea Shells is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Cosmea Sea Shells likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Cosmea 'Sea Shells'

Latin name

Cosmos Bipinnatus 'Sea Shells'

type

Annual

family

Asteraceae

ph

6.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Cosmea Sea Shells likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Cosmea Sea Shells is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Cosmea Sea Shells likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Cosmea Sea Shells likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
  •  
    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Cosmea Sea Shells is 0.40meters x 1.20meters 0.40 M 1.20 M

Cosmos Bipinnatus 'Sea Shells'

Cosmos are half-hardy annuals which flower in summer to early autumn until the first frosts. Brightly coloured, saucer shaped flowers are numerous and daisy-like and sit above deeply cut, fern-like foliage. This variety has fluted tubular petals in a white, pink or red


Flowering

From Mid Summer TO Mid Autumn

Flowering season is from mid summer to the first frosts

 

Planting

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Plants can be put into the flowering position as soon as all frosts have gone

 

Propagating by seed

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Seeds can be sown in trays of compost in early Spring, to be put out when all frosts have gone

 
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