Keeping you updated – Please click here for our latest ordering and dispatch information.
Home > Bedding Plants > Bedding and Patio Plants > Cosmos Plants
goes well with...
Cosmos Antiquity | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99
A unique cosmos flower colour opening in a rich burgundy changing to an antique bronze-salmon as the flower ages
Cosmos Razzmatazz Mixed | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99
Cosmos Razzmatazz gives a colourful display all summer long and has pretty semi-double flowers with shades from violet and lilac pink to pink blush and white, above its typical feathery-like foliage.
Cosmos Xanthos Lemon Sherbet | 5 Large Plug Plants£4.99
Cosmos Xanthos Lemon Sherbet an absolute colour breakthrough. Unique and eye catching soft lemon yellow flowers are produced in profusion on compact dwarf plants.
Cosmos Apollo is an outstanding dwarf series, it is more compact than other Cosmos varieties and have large eye catching flower heads.
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.
See the tabs above or click these links for information on: Delivery, Size Guide and Advice.
Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: Tray of 40 Plug PlantsHabit: UprightEventual Height: 55cm-65cm (22-26")Eventual Spread: 50-60cm (20-24")Position: Full SunPrimary Flower Colour: MixedSecondary Flower Colour: Mix of Pinks, Purples and WhitesSuitable for Hanging Baskets? NoSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Not ScentedPlant Type: AnnualBotanical 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.
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.
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.
Was this helpful to you? Yes / No
This review has not been appraised.
Plug plants growing well, looking forward to seeing them flower.
excellent plants and well packed , so arrived in good condition
Plants arrived in very good condition , they have been potted on and are growing well, looking forward to the arrival of my other orders.
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.
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.
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.
Good sized seedlings. Just right for potting on
Read all 12 customer reviews...
Impatien Beacon Mixed (Busy Lizzie) | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£9.99
Impatiens Beacon Mix has a mix of vibrant colours from the brand-new Impatiens Beacon varieties with a blend of Bright Reds, Corals, Oranges, Salmon, Violet Shades and White.
Verbena Quartz Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£7.99
The compact clusters of flowers from these bedding Verbena Quartz plug plants bloom in lovely bright colours all summer.
Geranium F1 Horizon Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£10.99
Geranium Horizon are uniform, well-branched, lush foliaged plants bearing multiple stemmed large, strong flowers, perfect in shape and shatter free.
Gazania Kiss Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£7.99
Gazania Kiss plants produce large blooms of gold, orange, pink & rose flowers, well held above glossy green foliage.
Lobelia Trailing Fountain Rose| Tray of 40 Plug Plants£5.99
Lobelia Trailing Rose. Our trailing lobelia plug plants are fantastic trailing over walls as well as in baskets and containers.
Cosmos Apollo Lovesong | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£8.99
Cosmos Apollo Mix | Tray of 40 Plug Plants£8.99