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Cosmos Apollo Mix | Tray of 40 Plug Plants

Cosmos Apollo is an outstanding dwarf series, it is more compact than other Cosmos varieties and have large eye catching flower heads. 

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Cosmos Apollo is an outstanding dwarf series, it is more compact than other Cosmos varieties and have large eye catching flower heads. Grow in a sunny spot in beds and borders.

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  Tray of 40 Plug Plants
Habit:  Upright
Eventual Height:  55cm-65cm (22-26")
Eventual Spread:  50-60cm (20-24")
Position:  Full Sun
Primary Flower Colour:  Mixed
Secondary Flower Colour:  Mix of Pinks, Purples and Whites
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  No
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Not Scented
Plant Type:  Annual
Botanical name:  Cosmos bipinnatus

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

For more information about plant deliveries, please click here.

We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £19.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Size guide - Tray of 40 Plug Plants 

The most economical way to purchase your plants. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown on before planting out ready to flower. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 2.6cm deep x 1.8cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

General Growing Advice

Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots.  Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks. Water once the compost starts to dry out.

If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food  to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.

Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.

Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.

***For packs of 40/20 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil. 

Cosmos Specific Advice

Regular deadheading of cosmos will encourage and prolong more blooms. If deadheads remain then the cosmos will self-seed. Do not over fertilise as this will promote more foliage growth rather than more flowers. Pinching out the tips at around 15-20cm will encourage bushier plants. 

Average Rating (12 Reviews):  
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Very healthy plugs
Tuesday, 12 May 2020  | 

Following on from last years order of the same, which made a spectacular summer show, I reordered this year. The plants arrived well packaged and in good condition and are very healthy plugs already doing well in the garden so all being well I will have a repeat show of last year.

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Plug plant
Tuesday, 12 May 2020  | 

Plug plants growing well, looking forward to seeing them flower.

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cosmos
Friday, 1 May 2020  | 

excellent plants and well packed , so arrived in good condition

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Cosmos
Thursday, 30 April 2020  | 

Fantastic plants

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Cosmos Apollo verbena quartz
Tuesday, 28 April 2020  | 

Plants arrived in very good condition , they have been potted on and are growing well, looking forward to the arrival of my other orders.

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diascia breezee apple blossom
Tuesday, 21 April 2020  | 

good plants

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Cosmos Apollo Mix
Sunday, 19 April 2020  | 

Really poor quality. Packaging seemed too small. The tops of the plants were bent over and really wet and black. Only managed to save 12 plants and not sure if these will all survive.

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Excellent
Friday, 17 April 2020  | 

Just planted out my little cosmos plugs which arrived beautifully packed and it perfect condition. Really lovely specimens - ones I would choose myself had I been in the shop. They arrived on the date specified. Fantastic.

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Cosmos
Monday, 6 April 2020  | 

As always the plug plants arrived healthy and well packaged. They are now repotted - looking forward to planting them in the garden and enjoying the flowers.

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Recommend
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

Good sized seedlings. Just right for potting on

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Average Rating (12 Reviews):  
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Rating:  
Very healthy plugs
Tuesday, 12 May 2020  | 

Following on from last years order of the same, which made a spectacular summer show, I reordered this year. The plants arrived well packaged and in good condition and are very healthy plugs already doing well in the garden so all being well I will have a repeat show of last year.

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Plug plant
Tuesday, 12 May 2020  | 

Plug plants growing well, looking forward to seeing them flower.

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cosmos
Friday, 1 May 2020  | 

excellent plants and well packed , so arrived in good condition

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Rating:  
Cosmos
Thursday, 30 April 2020  | 

Fantastic plants

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Cosmos Apollo verbena quartz
Tuesday, 28 April 2020  | 

Plants arrived in very good condition , they have been potted on and are growing well, looking forward to the arrival of my other orders.

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Rating:  
diascia breezee apple blossom
Tuesday, 21 April 2020  | 

good plants

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Cosmos Apollo Mix
Sunday, 19 April 2020  | 

Really poor quality. Packaging seemed too small. The tops of the plants were bent over and really wet and black. Only managed to save 12 plants and not sure if these will all survive.

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Rating:  
Excellent
Friday, 17 April 2020  | 

Just planted out my little cosmos plugs which arrived beautifully packed and it perfect condition. Really lovely specimens - ones I would choose myself had I been in the shop. They arrived on the date specified. Fantastic.

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Rating:  
Cosmos
Monday, 6 April 2020  | 

As always the plug plants arrived healthy and well packaged. They are now repotted - looking forward to planting them in the garden and enjoying the flowers.

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Recommend
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

Good sized seedlings. Just right for potting on

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