Essential Cosmos Collection

Classic white flowers of Cosmos bipinnatus 'Purity' provide a wonderful contrast against the carmine-edged petals of Comos 'Candy Stripe'. More
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Classic white flowers of Cosmos bipinnatus 'Purity' provide a wonderful contrast against the carmine-edged petals of Comos 'Candy Stripe'. A beautiful combination.

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Genus Cosmos
Group/Species bipinnatus
Variety Candy Stripe, Purity
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Cosmos
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 90-100cm (35-40in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out after risk of frosts in to sunny, well-drained position. Sow under cover March-April or direct April-June.
Care Tips Pinch out tips at 15-20cm to encourage bushier plants. Needs staking. Pick or dead-head regularly to prolong flowering.
Flowering July - October, 12-14 weeks after sowing
Vase Life Strip the bottom leaves then sear the stem ends in boiling water for 10-15 seconds.
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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