Geltonoji kosmėja – Cosmos sulphureus

Geltonoji kosmėja

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameGeltonoji kosmėja
Latin plant nameCosmos sulphureus Cav.
English plant nameYellow Cosmos
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Borders
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Pods
  • Groups
  • Cemetery
  • Wild plant parterre
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 30
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • yellow, yellow tints
  • orange
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period5 months
General ornamentalitydecorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation method: seeds. 200 - 250 seeds per 1 gram. Seeds stay viable for 2-3 years. 1000 seedlings per 8 - 10 gram of seed sown. Seeds are sown in pots in greenhouse or in flower beds outdoors. Self-sowing flower. Seeds germinate within 2 weeks. Flowers begin blooming 3 months after seedling and blooming till the first frosts of autumn.

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