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COSMOS Sensation Candy Stripe

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Cosmos bipinnatus

Family: Asteraceae

Subfamily: Asteroideae

Characteristics: Annual 90-120 cm

Seeds per packet: 50

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The markings on Candy Stripe Cosmos are unique and vary with each flower. The plants thrive on neglect and reseed themselves easily making them a great choice for wildflower meadows or naturalized areas. Cosmos can be a great cut flower with a vase life of 5-7 days. Harvest the blooms in the early morning hours selecting stems with flowers that have just opened.

Tropical: Winter to Spring
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Early-Summer.

Sow: 6mm deep
Best sown direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 40-50cm
Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 10-12 weeks


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