Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos Cupcakes Mix

R60.00

One of the most prolific bee friendly summer bloomers, cosmos produces buckets of flowers for months on end with regular harvesting. This very unique variety resembles cupcake wrappers in a mix of white, blush and pink flowers.

 

30 seeds per packet

23 in stock

Category:
Flower type:Disk
Life cycle:Heat-loving Annual
Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in spring or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks and only when soil temperatures are above 16 C.
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm
Pinch:Yes, when 30 cm high
Flowering time:90-100 days after sowing
Final height:100-120 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.


Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when flowers are just starting to open. Plants respond well to regular cutting. Expected vase life is 4-7 days.

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