COSMOS sulphureus (Sulphur Cosmos, Dwarf Red)

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Dwarf red is one of the most-demanding flowers of the Cosmos family. A star-shaped appearance with the eye-catching color of the flower is enough to create hypnotic effects. Native to Mexico and some parts of the US, the flower grows under the full sun in well-drained soil. Attractive to butterflies...
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Dwarf red is one of the most-demanding flowers of the Cosmos family. A star-shaped appearance with the eye-catching color of the flower is enough to create hypnotic effects. Native to Mexico and some parts of the US, the flower grows under the full sun in well-drained soil. Attractive to butterflies and honey bees, the flower is used in top-notched gardens, beds, borders, and decoration purposes.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 3,750 200
1/4LB 15,000 800
1/2LB 30,000 1,600
1LB 60,000 3,200
5LB 300,000 16,000

Scientific Name: Cosmos Sulphureus

Common Name: Dwarf Red

Plant Type: Annual

Family: Cosmos

Native Range: North America

Full Growth Height: 18-24 in

Exposure: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Blooming Season: Fall, Summer

Flower: Cut, Showy, Star-Shaped

Pollinators: Self, Bees, Butterflies, Sun

Flower Color: Red

Tolerate: Drought

Water Requirement: Average

Soil Type: Loam, Sand, Clay

Zones:7-11

Uses: Pollinator Gardens, Patio, Decoration Purposes

 

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