Cosmos sulphureus

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Basic information

Flower Name
Cosmos sulphureus
Formal Name
Cosmos sulphureus
Alias
Golden cosmos, yellow cosmos
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
annual grass

Comment

What is Cosmos sulphureus

Cosmos sulphureus , sulfur cosmos , golden cosmos, or yellow cosmos, scientific name: Cosmos sulphureus, is native to Mexico and is an annual herbin the family Asteraceae Cosmos. From rainy season to autumn, it blooms yellow and orange flowers, similar to its genus, Cosmos (scientific name:Cosmos bipinnatus).

It is more resistant to heat than cosmos, has a strong reproductive power, and has few cut leaves. The genus name "Cosmos" means "kosmos (beauty, harmony, order)" in Latin, and "sulphureus" for minor species means "sulfur, yellow". Flower language is "wild beauty". While the C. bipinnatus's flower language is "beautiful, C. sulphureus is resistant to heat, has a strong reproductive power, and leaves are not as delicate as cosmos.

Common name: Cosmos sulphureus, aka: Sulfur cosmos or Yellow cosmos, scientific name:Cosmos sulphureus , origin: Mexico, grass height: 30-100 cm, flower diameter: 3-5 cm, flowering period: June to October, flower colors: yellow, orange, flowers for; single, double.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Cosmos
Species
C. sulphureus
Flower language
Wild beauty (Jun 17, Oct 05)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Bipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Orange, Yellow
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 5

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