Seed of the Month Club: April

Publié par Amy Grice le

This month's seed is the big, colourful wildflower... Cosmos!

Hunt through your seed collection and dig out your cosmos seeds. The button at the bottom of this page will take you to our guide on sowing and caring for this lovely plant, but first, here are 5 fun facts...

THEY HAVE A BIG COUSIN!

Cosmos flowers are part of the sunflower family. No wonder these amazing flowers grow as high as 5 foot!

TOTALLY COSMIC, MAAAAN!

The pretty symmetry of the petals gave way to its name. In Greek, Cosmos means 'a balanced universe'.

EASY PEASY!

These are amongst the easiest flowers to grow. Simply scatter the seeds and wait for them to pop up!

THE GARDEN CHOCOLATE FACTORY

There is a variety called Chocolate Cosmos, which fills the garden with the scent of vanilla tinged chocolate!

THE SELF GARDENING FLOWER!

These amazing flowers can even do the gardening for you! They drop their seeds info the ground and grow again the following year!