Cosmos sulphureus* (Sulpher cosmos)

Also called Yellow cosmos. Introduced annual with bright sulphur orange flowers on tall stems; bloom summer to fall. Easily established, preferring coarse soils. Low water user. Use in beautification, wildflower meadows and gardens. Attracts butterflies and honeybees.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form: Single crown

Mature Height: 24-36 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Period: Summer/fall

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Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

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Wetland Indicator Status: FACU

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SOIL ADAPTATION

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 55,000

Seeding Rate: 15-20 PLS lbs/acre

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