Cosmos bipinnatus Cupcakes has a unique flower shape with petals all fused together, forming a bowl. Cupcakes is a semi double type with extra petals in the centre. The colour change is also a novelty in Cosmos.
Unique flower shape with petals all fused together, forming a bowl. Semi double type with extra petals in the centre. The colour change is also a novelty in Cosmos.
White, turning blush pink with flower age
Single, 10-12 cm
July up to first frost
Annual, O.P., Diploid
Bedding plant and cut flower
Erect, bushy plant form. Height: 70-90 cm; Spread: 50 cm
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.
Plant out after any risk of frost is over. Planting distance 50 cm x 50 cm.
Thomspon & Morgan