'Capriola' Cosmos Seeds

(P) Pkt of 25 seeds
Item #52154-PK-P1
$4.95
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Tricolor blooms all summer long

Fleuroselect Novelty Award Winner 2015

A 'capriola' is a "playful leap," and no name could suit this award-winning cosmos better. Every 3-inch bloom sports 3 bright colors and a pollinator appeal so strong that you might have to get out the butterfly identification book to spot the new species winging their way into your garden. 'Capriola' Cosmos flowers continue for months, and then they drop their seeds into the soil for another year of beauty.

'Capriola' Cosmos is super easy to grow and quick to bloom. Unlike the older varieties, 'Capriola' Cosmos is pretty compact, reaching just 2 feet high and about 18 inches wide. 'Capriola' Cosmos flowers appear on long stems above finely cut, ferny foliage that looks good even when not in bloom. And all this annual asks is sunshine and good soil drainage to bloom from early summer through early fall.

'Capriola' Cosmos was introduced in Europe, where it promptly won a Fleuroselect Novelty Award. 'Capriola' Cosmos is open-pollinated, so you can save the seeds for sowing next spring, or simply let the final flowers dry out on the plants in autumn, scattering their seeds where they will. Either way, there will be more 'Capriola's in your future—and you will be so glad. Try 'Capriola' Cosmos in large containers, in dry-soil areas, and as part of the wildflower garden. 'Capriola' Cosmos germinates in a snap and begins blooming before most other cosmos have budded out. An absolute must-have.

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Genus Cosmos
Species bipinnatus
Variety 'Capriola'
Item Form (P) Pkt of 25 seeds
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Early Fall
Habit Mound-shaped
Seeds Per Pack 25
Plant Height 24 in
Plant Width 18 in
Bloom Size 3 in
Additional Characteristics Direct Sow, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Free Bloomer, Cut-and-Come-Again, Repeat Bloomer, Award Winner
Bloom Color White, Light Red, Dark Pink
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained, Dry
Resistance Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Disease Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Sandy, Poor, Clay
Uses Beds, Containers, Cut Flowers, Outdoor

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