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Cosmos 'Sunset yellow'

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An easy annual with a long flowering season. A tall plant with fern like foliage and does not require support.  Cosmos 'Sunset yellow' has an unusual  shade, that is a dusty lemon yellow that fades to white. This variety also takes 4 weeks longer to flower than other cosmos types.

The plants thrive on neglect and reseed themselves easily making them a great choice for wildflower meadows. Cosmos can be a great cut flower with a vase life of 5-7 days. 

  • Attracts bees and butterflies 
  • Great For Mass Plantings
  • Easy To Grow
  • Low Maintenance
  • Good For Cut Flowers
  • Good For Containers
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 6mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Spring and Autumn

Temperate: Spring to Summer

Cool climate: Spring to Summer

Germination 14-21 days at 21-26°C
Plant Spacing 40-50cm
Plant Height 90cm
Position Full Sun to Part Shade