How to grow Cosmos sulphureus

Cosmos sulphureus growing herbaceous of the genus Cosmos also known as Sulfur cosmos, Cosmos sulphureus perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant and cut flower and attract pollinators and also drought tolerant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+ as perennial and 4+ as annual.

Leaves color green in pinnate structure.

Cosmos sulphureus flower

Flower color yellow, orange, purple in daisy shape.

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Requirements for Cosmos sulphureus growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn, and as annual in the spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just to design

Size of the plant:
30-150cm, 12-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow, orange or purple flowers in daisy shape

Scientific name:

Cosmos sulphureus

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