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COSMOS – APRICOTTA SEEDS

$3.49

Brighton | 5
Chelmsford | 1
Concord | 7
Falmouth | 6
Osterville | 9
Tewksbury | 7
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Description

'Apricotta' is a 2021 Fleuroselect Novelty Award winner, and it's easy to see why. Cosmos are always a favorite for their cheerful bounty of blooms, and this color has us swooning! Stunning apricot-pink blooms with yellow centers atop sturdy, tall stems make them ideal for cutting. Cosmos attract pollinators, are drought-tolerant, and easy to care for.

Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus
Family: Asteraceae
Native: Mexico and Arizona
Hardiness: Annual
Plant Dimensions: 32″—42″ tall and 24″—36″ wide
Variety Information: 3'' wide flowers, with apricot and pink petals and yellow centers.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

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″

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing stems with flower buds that have just begun to open. Change vase water frequently.

30 seeds.