Cosmos bipinnatus 'Candy Stripe'

A white-flowered cosmos with a deep carmine edge as if every petal has been dipped in ink. More
100 seeds 030157 £1.95 In stock
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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 (36in)
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.
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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