Description For Orange Cosmos Seeds
How to grow Orange Cosmos from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: A delightful annual with feathery, light, soft foliage and star-like flowers. This one is an exclusively yellow-orange flowering species, with protruding yellow and black center.
The plant is suitable for cut flowers, borders, flowerbeds and also for growing in a mass in the midst of tall shrubs. It can be grown in pots and containers as well. Orange cosmos flower attracts many species of butterflies. Therefore it is grown in a butterfly garden as a nectar plant.
In India, Orange Cosmos has escaped from gardens and has started growing as a naturalized weedy plant.
Botanical Name: Cosmos Sulphureus
Common Name: Orange Cosmos
Plant Origin: Mexico
Propagation Method: Direct seed sowing or transplantation method
Flowering/ Growing Season: Throughout the year.; mainly grown in the rainy season.
Sunlight Requirement: Full sun (6-8 hours) or partial sun (3-4 hours)
Plant Height: 50-120 cm tall
Growing Method of orange cosmos Flower:
Planting Distance: 25-45 cm
Watering: The plant requires plenty of watering. No need to water when grown outdoors in rainy season.
Feeding: Plant is not a substantial feeder. Fresh compost should be added to soil at the time of planting.
Plant care: It a hardy plant that doesn't catch many pests or diseases. Spray appropriate medicines if there are signs of an infestation. Read about types of insect pests in your garden.
Bloom time: Plant takes about 2.5 to 3 months to bloom. Buy variety of flower seeds online.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||20 cm x 20 cm|
|Germination Time||Germination will take place in 10 - 12 days from sowing.|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||All seasons|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|