This colourful variety of yellow through to tangerine blooms adds bright highlights to the summer garden. Yates donate forty cents from each packet sold to Retina Australia Fighting Blindness.

Features

  • Hardy annual
  • Long flowering
  • Border & garden beds

Product details

climate map - cosmos bright eyes

How

Scatter seeds direct where they are to grow or into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period. Transplant or thin out when lage enough to handle.

Care

Choose a warm, well-drained, sunny position sheltered from wind. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting and fertilise regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Water regularly and keep lighly mulched. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Retina Australia provides funds for research awareness, information and support for people with inherited retinal eye disease.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 40-50cm
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 75 - 90cm
Germination 14-21 days
Germination (days) 17
Flowering 12 weeks
Flowering (days) 84
Botanical name Cosmos bipinnatus
Plant variety Bright eyes
Suitable for Garden beds

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