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