Cosmos Sunset Orange or Cosmos Sulphureus is an annual wildflower native to Central America. Cosmos Orange is one of the easiest plants to grow from seeds. The compact growing Cosmos grows only 12-24 inches tall producing masses of showy, medium-sized, semi-double, deep orange flowers.Cosmos Sunset Orange blooms over a long period of time all summer through fall, and the dazzling orange flowers is eye-catching and attractive to bees and butterflies.
The plant does best in full sun, but can tolerate partial shade. It is relatively drought-tolerant, but benefits from regular watering during extended periods of dry weather.
It is drought-tolerant, but benefits from regular watering during extended periods of dry weather.
The plant does best in full sun.
Pests and Diseases:
The plant is relatively resistant to pests and diseases.
The plant can self-seed, and the seedlings can be transplanted to other areas.
The plant blooms from mid-summer to fall.
Cosmos Sunset Orange typically grows to a height of 30-60 cm (12-24 in).
Sow from March to May.
Sow from Febraury to August.