Cosmos Sulphur Ladybird Orange Dwarf Cosmos Sulphureus is an annual wildflower native to Central America. Cosmos Sulphur Ladybird Orange Dwarf is one of the easiest plants to grow from seeds, and this cosmos is also known as Klondike Cosmos. The compact growing Ladybird Cosmos grows only 12-24 inches tall producing masses of showy, medium-sized, semi-double, deep orange flowers. Cosmos Ladybird 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.
Cosmos Sulphur Ladybird Orange Dwarf is a cutting garden favorite, and Cosmos is widely used in mass plantings in meadows and along roadsides or as a border and container plant. Cosmos Sulphureus seeds have to be sown very shallowly, and the mature Cosmos plant resists drought and heat tolerating poor, dry soil. Cosmos Sulphureus re-seeds itself generously.
Height: 12-24 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Medium well-drained, pH 6.1-7.4
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Spring (2-4 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer (Zones 1-6) Fall (Zones 7-11)
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days