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.

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Novelty Characteristic:

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.


Colour:

White, turning blush pink with flower age


Flower:

Single, 10-12 cm


Flowering Period:

July up to first frost


Type:

Annual, O.P., Diploid


Use:

Bedding plant 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 after any risk of frost is over. Planting distance 50 cm x 50 cm.


Registration details

Breeder:

Thomspon & Morgan


Entry number:

20/13


Protection Period:

15 years


Expiry Date:

2028-12-31