Cosmos bipinnatus Cupcakes White received its novelty status thanks to its unique flower shape with petals all fused together, forming a bowl.

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Novelty Characteristic:

Unique flower shape with petals all fused together, forming a bowl.


Colour:

Pure White


Flower:

Single, 10-12 cm.


Flowering Period:

July up to first frost


Type:

Annual, O.P., Diploid


Use:

Bedding and cut flower


Seed:

150 seeds/gram


Plant:

Erect, bushy plant form. Height: 70-90 cm; Spread: 50 cm.


Growing:

Sow at 20-22 °C in week 15. Sowing conditions same as any Cosmos. Cover lightly with vermiculite. Further grow at 20 °C when young, later 15 °C. Transplant when large enough to handle. Cultivation: same as most Cosmos. 


Planting:

Plant out in sunny spot after any risk of frost is over. Planting distance: 50 cm x 50 cm.


Registration details

Breeder:

Thompson & Morgan


Entry number:

19/13


Protection Period:

15 years


Expiry Date:

2028-12-31