Myro Farms Garden Center
Cosmos sulphureus is also known as Sulfur Cosmos and Yellow Cosmos is considered a half-hardy annual from the Asteraceae or Compositae family (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, or sunflower family). The plant 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. Other popular common names of the plant are Klondike Cosmos, Orange Cosmos, Sulfur Cosmos and Yellow Cosmos. This species of Cosmos is considered a half-hardy annual, although plants may re-appear via self-sowing for several years. Genus name comes from the Greek word kosmos meaning beautiful. Specific epithet means sulfur-yellow.
Grow It Yourself:
Get your Planting Trays or Pots ready. Use good Seed Starting Mix or Cocopeat or Potting Mix. Moisten the mix and plant the seed 3 times its size deeper in the mix. For example if the seed is 1 mm , then plant it 3 mm deep in the mix. Very small seeds can be sprinkled on top of the mix and covered with a very thin layer of mix. Spray the mix with water and cover with a plastic cover till you see germination. remove cover and keep in semi-shade location till seedling is 3 -4 inchs, then transplant seedling or move your pot in Sunny location.