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Apricotta Cosmos Seeds

Apricotta Cosmos Seeds

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~ (~30 seeds)
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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.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Family: Asteraceae

Type: Cosmos (Learn more)

Native: Mexico and Arizona

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 32"—42" tall and 24"—36" wide

Variety Info: 3'' wide flowers, with apricot and pink petals and yellow centers.

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

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"

Growing Info

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