Cosmos sulphureus cosmic red

Common Name :Red with lemon yellow cosmos, cosmic red cosmos Botanical name :Cosmos sulphureus cosmic red Family : Compositae

Cosmos sulphureus cosmic red

Kingdom - Plantae

Order - Asterales

Genus - Cosmos

Species - sulphureus

Origin / Native - Mexico, America

Category - Herb

Type - Annual

Height - 1.5 to 2 feet tall

Foliage&Plant - Evergreen, smooth, simple, pinnate, oppositely arranged leaves connected with red hairy stems

Flowers - Large, showy, scarlet red with lemon yellow centric, bicolor toothed petals

Flowering season - All summer

Attracts - Birds, Butterflies

Good For - Borders, cut flowers, ground cover, bedding garden, pots

Light Requirement&Care - Full sun, moist, poor, well drained soils, average water, easy to grow

Special feature - Heat tolerant

Propagation - Seeds

Growth rate - Fast

Cosmos sulphureus cosmic red foliage

Flower bud
Cosmos sulphureus cosmic red flower bud

Red and Yellow Cosmos[double flowered] - Cosmic red cosmos
cosmic red cosmos

Lemon yellow with red mixed cosmos
Lemon yellow with red mixed cosmos

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Kundadam, Dharapuram, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, India

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