Cosmos- Chocolate (seedling)

Cosmos atrosanguineus

  • Perennial to 90cm
  • Chocolate-scented flowers
  • Good cut flower

Plant, 7cm x 5cm tube

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Cosmos- Chocolate (seedling)

Cosmos atrosanguineus


  • Perennial to 90cm
  • Chocolate-scented flowers
  • Good cut flower

A frost-sensitive perennial growing to 90cm. Leaves are elongated and mid-green; flower stems bloom with single brownish-red flowers with a scent of chocolate with a hint of vanilla; can be grown as a cut flower. Native to Mexico, plants are heat tolerant. Attracts bees and butterflies. Suitable for containers, borders, beds and meadow planting. Plants form tubers similar to dahlia tubers; plants die down in winter and will reshoot in spring.

Product code: S-T0002

Quick Planting Guide
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Perennial
Plant Spacing 50cm
Plant Height 90cm
Position Full sun or part shade, moist well drained soil

*Notes: Deadhead to encourage repeat flowering. Cut plants to the grown when foliage dies back in winter. In cold climates tubers can be lifted, stored and replanted in spring.

How To Grow



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