Growing Calendar for Cosmos Xanthos x24 Large Plug Plants
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Xanthos is an early-flowering dwarf variety of Cosmos great to grow in allotment situations or for adding to the front of your summer bedding schemes. Eye-catching, this Cosmos offers bold and handsome flowers through the summer.
Stunning in beds this Cosmos is a true eye-catcher that will bloom in big numbers throughout summer and into early autumn. Attracts insects that will hang around to pollinate surrounding crops like tomatoes and beans.
Want to bring these flowers indoors too? Great- they make great flowers for vases to add natural colour and light to your home.
We give you 24 plants which is more than enough to plant in the centre of eight to 10 pots surrounded by complementing bedding plants or at the front of flower beds up to around 16ft (5m) long.
Space on the allotment for flowers? Grow in a staggered double row of around 16ft (5m) by 1ft (30cm) spacing flowers 8-12in (20cm-30cm) apart.
Grow in pots with compost suitable for bedding to ensure the plants have the best soil to grow and thrive in. If you grow them in flower beds mix some compost in with the existing soil to give your flowers the best soil to grow in.
Plants in poor condition some snapped in a badly bashed box.
Your step-by-step guide to growing successful bedding plants.
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days