Snow Puff

Snow Puff

SKU: FL2055
Breathtaking Snow Puff Cosmos seeds produce fully double flowers in pure white like little clouds in the garden. This drought tolerant variety is good for xeriscaping as well as long lasting cut flowers. Read More

Exposure Full-sun

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More details about Snow Puff

Cosmos bipinnatus. Breathtaking Snow Puff Cosmos seeds produce fully double flowers in pure white like little clouds in the garden. This is part of the Fleuroselect winning "Double Click" series from France, bred for shorter, stronger stems. Snow Puff cosmos seeds flowers will bloom all summer on plants that grow 60-80cm (24-31") tall. Deadhead spent flowers and Snow Puff remains tidy and fresh looking all summer long, from June well into August. This drought tolerant variety is good for xeriscaping as well as long lasting cut flowers. The double flowers will arouse interest and compliments in your organic flower garden.

Quick Facts:

    • Pure white, fully double flowers
    • Bred for shorter, stronger stems
    • Will bloom all summer
    • Plants grow to 60-80cm (24-31")
    • Part of the Double Click series

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All About Snow Puff

Latin

Latin
Cosmos bipinnatus & C. sulfureus
Family: Asteraceae

Difficulty

Difficulty
Very easy

Season & Zone

Season & Zone
Exposure: Full sun

Timing

Timing
Direct sow after the last frost date. Several sowings will result in a very long bloom period. Cosmos can also be started indoors in late winter for transplanting after last frost, once daytime temperatures are above 10°C (50°F). Seeds will sprout in 3-10 days. Optimal temperature for germination: 21-25°C (70-75°F).

Starting

Starting
Sow seeds very shallowly only a few millimetres (1/8″) deep. Thin or transplant to 20-25cm (8-10″) apart.

Growing

Growing
Most varieties can get quite tall, and in exposed or windy gardens can benefit from staking or trellis netting laid horizontally over the bed for the stems to grow through before blooming. Deadhead and cut for bouquets regularly to extend the bloom period.

How to Grow Cosmos

Step 1: Timing

Direct sow after the last frost date. Several sowings will result in a very long bloom period. Cosmos can also be started indoors in late winter for transplanting after last frost, once daytime temperatures are above 10°C (50°F). Seeds will sprout in 3-10 days. Optimal temperature for germination: 21-25°C (70-75°F).

Step 2: Starting

Sow seeds very shallowly only a few millimetres (1/8″) deep. Thin or transplant to 20-25cm (8-10″) apart.

Step 3: Growing

Most varieties can get quite tall, and in exposed or windy gardens can benefit from staking or trellis netting laid horizontally over the bed for the stems to grow through before blooming. Deadhead and cut for bouquets regularly to extend the bloom period.

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