Cosmos Sulphur Ladybird Yellow Dwarf Cosmos Sulphureus is a half-hardy, annual that belongs to the Asteraceae family. Easily grown from seeds Cosmos Sulphur Ladybird Yellow Dwarf is also called Klondike Cosmos and this dwarf variety grows only 12-24 inches tall. Cosmos Ladybird Yellow features attractive, lacy, airy foliage and produces bright, lemon-yellow, semi-double flowers. Dwarf Yellow Cosmos blooms vigorously from early summer until first frost providing an amazing display of yellow color to the garden all summer and fall. The blooming Cosmos Sulphureus attracts butterflies and bees.
Cosmos Sulphur Ladybird Yellow Dwarf is often grown in cutting gardens, annual borders, containers, big pots, and meadow gardens. Cosmos Sulphureus seeds produce the annual Cosmos flower that blooms better in average or poor soil, so the rich, fertilized soil have to be avoided. Ladybird Cosmos grows best in full sun and average to poor, dry to moist, well-drained soil. Cosmos makes an ideal cut flower for any kind of floral arrangements.
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