Cosmos bipinnatus 'Candy Stripe'

A white-flowered cosmos with a deep carmine edge as if every petal has been dipped in ink. More
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A white-flowered cosmos with a deep carmine edge as if every petal has been dipped in ink. Grow as a splash of contrast through Cosmos 'Purity' – it goes brilliantly.

Genus Cosmos
Group/Species bipinnatus
Variety Candy Stripe
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Cosmos
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 90cm (35in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover March-April or direct sow April-June.
Flowering 12-14 weeks from sowing
Vase Life 7-10 days, no conditioning needed. Pick fresh straight into water, just as the buds are about to bloom, and do not pick in the heat of the day. Deadhead the main blooms that are drooping and going over after about a week. Place out of direct sunlight.
Storing Flower production: 4-5 months.
Harvesting Flower production: 4-5 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Candy Stripe' reviews

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Very reliable

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Reviewed 16th August 2018 by Sarah Jones

Good old cosmos are always easy to start off and Sarah Raven cosmos seeds are tremendously reliable. They germinated quickly and soon established into nice little plants which have flourished since I planted them out in May. This was my second year ordering cosmos seeds from Sarah Raven and I definitely won't order from anywhere else in future - thank you!