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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Cupcakes Blush'

A pleated cosmos like a Japanese fan in the most delicate and pretty soft pink.
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30 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Common name
Mexican Aster
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Best sown under cover in April but can be direct sown in May. Grow seedlings on in individual pots or modules until large enough to plant out. Gradually harden off before planting out after all risk of frost has passed.

Description

A pleated cosmos like a Japanese fan in the most delicate and pretty soft pink. This makes a great and long-lasting summer into autumn border plant and cut flower.

Care Tips

Pinch out tips at 15-20cm to encourage bushier plants. Stake and tie Cosmos plants if necessary during the growing season, water regularly and dead-head to prolong the flowering season.