Candystripe Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus)A very attractive cosmos variety with 3-4 inch blooms of red-rose stripes over a blush-white background. This is a heavy blooming, easy to grow annual that can reach 3-5 ft. tall. The bees and butterflies will seek out these blooms! Each flower is unique and different,blooming from early summer until frost. Like all Cosmos, Candystripe also loves the heat and tolerates poor soil conditions.
60-65 days for blooms from transplant
30 seeds per packet $4.45
Planting Instructions: Sow directly at 1/8-1/4" depth or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Sow seed no deeper than 1/8" in soil and lightly cover with dome or plastic film until emergence. Keep under full light and harden plants off 7-10 days before lining out. Keeping seedling trays close to 20 C will enhance germination.