Paprastoji kosmėja – Cosmos bipinnatus

Paprastoji kosmėja

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant namePaprastoji kosmėja
Latin plant nameCosmos bipinnatus Cav.
English plant nameMexican Aster
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Groups
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
  • tall - 61-80 cm
  • very tall – 81 cm and over
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
  • purple
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 period3 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. 1000 seedlings per 8 - 10 grams of seeds sown. Seeds are sown in boxes in greenhouses or in beds. Self-sowing flower. Seeds germinate within 2 weeks. The flower begins bloom in 3 months and blooms till the first frost.

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