With a beautiful, bright yellow hue, Sulphur Cosmos are a lovely addition to your home and are edible, too! Toss a few of the zesty petals into your favorite soup or salad, or just eat straight off the plant as a snack! They’re also great for crafts and pressing. Low maintenance and easy to grow, they’re a crowd favorite!
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|Hydro / Soil||
Grows well in hydroponics or soil.
|Container / Indoors||
Plant 2 sites in a 6" (1 quart) container. In larger containers, space sites 4" apart. For each site plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
|Outdoor / Inground||
Plant 2 site per square foot. For each site, plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
Sulphur Cosmos generally grow up to 30-40 inches, sometimes even reaching 7 feet. They need 6 to 9 inches of space and plenty of sun!
|Taste & Nutritional Value||
Sulphur Cosmos range from orange to yellow, and have a zesty, fresh flavor.
Native to Mexico, Central America and northern South America, Sulphur Cosmos attract birds and butterflies, including Monarchs! This plant is particularly popular in Korea and Japan where they are grown in large quantities especially along roadsides. The flowers were used by Native Americans and later on in South Africa to dye Wool. Additionally, Sulphur Cosmos are eaten in salads and in herbal tea. The plant has been used in various foods for its health benefits, and are used to treat malaria in some countries, including Indonesia and Brazil.
|Recommended for (recipes)||
Use cosmos to make a salad extra healthy and beautiful. They also make for fragrant soups.
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