Cosmos Cupcakes and Saucers Flowering Plant
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Incredible! That's all we can say about this entirely different look for that old favorite, Cosmos bipinnatus. Instead of lying flat, the petals on Cupcakes curve up and inward, creating a bowl or chalice look! And as if that weren't enough, most are double or semi-double, with a pinwheel pattern of smaller petals around the frilly yellow center of each bloom. There has never been anything like Cupcakes, and it's creating a sensation! No wonder it won a Fleuroselect Novelty Award in Europe! The flowers begin in midsummer in most climates, arising on long, wiry stems that hold surprisingly well when the flowers are cut for the vase. Cosmos is a pollinator attractant too, so expect butterflies and bees to visit your Cupcakes all season! This cut-and-come-again variety rewards your prompt deadheading with new buds, and the show can continue well into fall in most climates. Just give Cupcakes sunshine and well-drained soil; it will do the rest, reaching up to 4 feet high in full bloom, and spreading about 2 feet wide. Magnificent even in hot, dry, poor soil, Cupcakes is a scene-stealer in the annual bed. Comes in a 3.5" pot.