Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Fizzy Rose Picotee’
FIZZY ROSE PICOTEE COSMOS
Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Fizzy Rose Picotee’ is a new, and very pretty addition to the Cosmos family.
It has cheery semi double blooms, with each ivory petal rimmed with rich ruby.
The the centre is decorated with a fizz of small petals, again each rimmed with ruby.
‘Fizzy Rose Picotee’ is long & constant blooming through summer & autumn.
So it is rated as a superb, commercial quality cut flower, as well as giving a splendid garden display for months on end.
While pretty ferny foliage also adds to the lacy, gentle effect.
Hardy & easy to grow
Blooms are self self supporting with strong stems. So making them perfect for cut flowers.
And it is a wonderfully productive bloomer, adding to its commercial value as a cut flower, as well as the garden show.
Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Fizzy Rose Picotee’ is a stunner planted amongst white, pink or deep red roses, and a wonderful addition to any flower or cutting garden.
Quick from seed to bloom
Plant in Full Sun, though it can also tolerate a little Part Shade, particularly in hot areas.
It is a water-wise, heat & dry hardy grower, and quick and easy to raise from seed. So it will happily begin to bloom 2-3 months after sowing.
Plus ‘Fizzy Rose Picotee’ is a tough, easy, low maintenance annual which self-seeds reliably in the garden every year, once you get it started.
Compact and slender 75cm High x 45cm Wide approx.
Tip for best cut flowers
Cut the blooms when the buds are just beginning to unfurl. So you have cut them before the bees have their fun. This helps to extend the vase life of the flowers.
SOWING ADVICE: QUICK & EASY
Suitable for beginner and gardening with kids.
Sow any time of year indoors / or scatter directly in the garden in spring & early summer.
INDOORS: First sow the seeds in a punnet on the surface of good quality seed raising mix.
Now cover the seeds to a depth of approx. 6mm.
And place in a warm, well-lit position (not in direct sunlight).
Continue to keep the sown punnet moist.
Temperatures of 20-25°C are best for rapid and optimum germination.
Seedlings emerge in approx. 14-21 days.
SEED COUNT: 100 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).
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