Cosmos 'Candy Stripe' - 120 seeds (Cosmos bipinnatus)

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What incredible grace and beauty these flowers bring to the flower border or garden. They are so easy to grow from Cosmos seeds, and they are a great flower seed to start with if you are a novice at gardening. This is a hybrid of wild Cosmos, and it features 3 inch pure white flowers with each petal edged with shades of rosy-red. The foliage is fern-like and lacy adding even more charm to this enchanting flower.

SOWING:

Sow: months April-May

Season: Annual

Height  6-8 inches 

Bloom Season:  Spring/Summer

Environment: Full Sun, 

Soil Type: Chalky, Fertile, Sandy

Germination Time:  14-21 days

Temperature: 55-65F

Seeds Watering: Wetting only the soil

Plant watering: watering once per week 

Depth: press into the soil  1/8 inch

Plant Spacing: 8 inches

Ideal for:  Flower Beds

Cosmos bipinnatus are wonderful flowers with sensational colours that are easy to grow and simple to maintain. Sensation candy stripe verity has a wonderful colour combination the centre of the petals is white and the ends are pink. Candy Stripe has bright yellow centre. The flower requires support when growing so they do not fall over. Cosmos bipinnatus is loved by pollinators and birds, which will bring life into your garden. Comos bipinnatus also do well in hot areas and don’t require large amounts of water to survive.

SOWING: 
Season: Annual
Sow Indoors: March - April
Sow Outdoors: April - June
Height: 36in (90cm)
Bloom Season: June – November
Environment: Full sun,
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Chalk,
Germination Time: 7-14 days
Temperature: 21C (70F)
Seeds Watering: Moist
Depth: 14in (6mm) 
Plant Spacing: 12-18in (30-45in)
Hardiness: Half-hardy
Ideal for: Summer bedding, Pollinators , Cottage garden, Cut flower, Fencing


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Data sheet

Color
Mixed
Height
Up to 90cm (35in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Beds & borders
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cut flowers
Sunlight
Full sun
Scented
Unscented
Sowing month
April
June
March
May
Type
Half-hardy annual