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MORE ABOUT THE COSMOS FLOWER
What is the cosmos flower?
A cosmos is a flower with brightly colored, raylike petals.
The name cosmos can be used for any plant in the genus Cosmos. The plural can be cosmos or cosmoses.
Cosmoses are popular in gardens. Two of the best-known species are Cosmos bipannatus and Cosmos sulphureus (known as sulphur cosmos), both of which are cultivated for their flowers.
Cosmos flowers vary widely in color. Varieties include yellow, orange, pink, and purple. In some varieties, the petals are notched at the tips.
Example: The display at the botanical garden featured flashy orange cosmoses.
Where does cosmos come from?
The first records of the word cosmos in reference to the plant or flower come from the 1800s. It comes from a Greek word meaning “ornament,” in reference to its showy flowers. The word cosmos in reference to the universe derives from the same word, which also means “order, form, arrangement”—this word was used to refer to the universe due to the perception of its harmonious order.
Cosmos plants are native to tropical regions of the Americas, especially Mexico. Ornamental cosmoses, such as the varieties C. bipannatus and C. sulphureus, are annual, meaning they complete their life cycle in a single growing season.
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How is cosmos used in real life?
Cosmoses are popular in gardens.
That nostalgic feeling on an April road trip on the N3 when cosmos flowers are in full bloom pic.twitter.com/1UwqL4GWwG
— tas, me & yah (@thaltassophile) April 1, 2021
In the language of flowers, cosmos is the symbol of love and innocence. Other cosmos flower meanings include beauty, balance, modesty, joy
— Calleenscrafts (@Calleenscrafts) November 8, 2020
Wonderful prize winning #garden. A riot of colour, haven for pollinators. The gardener says not costly, plant seeds, recommends Cosmos, take cuttings & it has been great during #lockdown @nottmcityhomes pic.twitter.com/xZwpPcIb1F
— Sally Longford (@SallyLongford) March 29, 2021
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When it refers to the plant or flower, the plural of cosmos can be cosmos or cosmoses.
How to use cosmos in a sentence
Some of these are the microwave leftovers from the hot Big Bang over 13 billion years ago, others are the photons produced in distant stars and innumerable astrophysical events strewn across the cosmos.The Universe Has Made Almost All the Stars It Will Ever Make - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Caleb Scharf|August 19, 2020|Nautilus
Even if life is built out of different stuff in different places in the cosmos, that might not matter.How Life Could Continue to Evolve - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Caleb Scharf|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
We may spend much of our time poring over data and digging into the language of math and physics to describe the cosmos, but we also get the unique opportunity to travel to some of the darkest corners of the world for our research.
Galileo’s trial centered on his book Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, in which three characters discuss the pros and cons of the Aristotelian cosmos, with Earth at the center, and the sun-centered solar system advocated by Copernicus.A new Galileo biography draws parallels to today’s science denialism|Tom Siegfried|August 11, 2020|Science News
The universe’s contraction recharges the energy field, which heats up the cosmos and vaporizes its atoms.
This was in 1964, and Hawking is now 72, and still rattling the cosmos.
That was the most interesting part of Cosmos, unfortunately.
It serves as the heart of the collective works, as an interface between the cosmos and humanity.
The sounds she performs from the violins on canvas replicate her idea of sounds found in the cosmos.
Everywhere we look in the cosmos, we see galaxies, forming a thick network that almost looks like cells in the human brain.
This union of all mysteries—the mystery of the Cosmos and the mystery of Fate—oppresses human reason.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Only one thing is lacking; indeed, it is the chief omission in the cosmos of Kropotkin—the poetic note.Comrade Kropotkin|Victor Robinson
By olam is meant the infinite, that which is permanent in the limits of time; olam also means "world" or "cosmos."My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
How the world would prick up its donkey ears—even the little cosmos of the Toba valley—if it knew.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It has gone all the way around our little cosmos and come back again.Islands of Space|John W Campbell