Cosmos Cupcake Blush
Cosmos 'Cupcake Blush'
This irresistible new cosmos reminds us of the Sugarplum Fairy. The pale blush petals on this large bloomer are fused together forming a teacup shaped flower. Blooms are as big as the palm of your hand and the edges look like they have been cut with pinking shears. This romantic variety is a mix of single, semi double, streaked and solid flowers. Perfect for wedding work. A must grow!
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 90-100 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: when 12” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 50
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Cosmos can also be direct seeded once weather has warmed.
Individual blooms don’t last long in the vase, about 4-6 days, but each stem is loaded with multiple blossoms that open over a period of a week. Harvest when flowers are just starting to unfurl, but haven’t fully opened in order to prevent insects from pollinating, which will help stretch the vase life by a few extra days. Flower preservative is recommended.
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