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Candystripe Cosmos Seeds

Candystripe Cosmos Seeds

SKU: #1147

A beauty like no other, 'Candystripe' has a golden center flanked by white petals with rosy edges and striping, making one sweet cut flower! Once established, cosmos are drought tolerant; neglect is the kind of care they prefer. They reseed readily, making them ideal for wildflower or naturalized areas.

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500 mg

(~60 seeds)

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Variety Info

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Mexico and Arizona

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 3'–6' tall

Variety Info: 3"–4" blossoms of white with rose- to crimson-colored edges and striping

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: Barely cover

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" – 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Growing Info

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning and cut stems just as flower buds begin to open.