Sulphur Cosmos Cosmos sulphureus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Cosmos sulphureus

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Cosmos

Species:

sulphureus

Common Name:

Sulphur Cosmos

Seeds Per Pound:
59,346
Quantity:
0.9 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
118
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
2-4 feet
Collection Locale:
Colorado
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
annual
In Stock: 0.9 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
1.95
10 g
5.50
1 oz
7.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Cosmos sulphureus is also known as sulfur cosmos and yellow cosmos. It is native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America, and naturalized in other parts of North and South America as well as in Europe, Asia, and Australia.
* This species of Cosmos is considered a half-hardy annual, although plants may re-appear via self-sowing for several years.
* The original and its cultivars appear in shades of yellow, orange, and red.
* It is especially popular in Korea and Japan, where it is often seen in mass plantings along roadsides, following an initiative pursued by the Korean-Japanese botanist Woo Jang-choon.
* The flowers of all Cosmos attract birds and butterflies, including the monarch butterfly.
* Germination takes between 7 and 21 days at the optimal temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit; flowering begins between 50 and 60 days after germination more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov