Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocolate'

This dark, Bourneville chocolate cosmos is a must. It has a lovely velvet, crimson texture and amazing scent – of chocolate. More
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Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocolate' is a gorgeous dark, Bourneville coloured cosmos, which is a definite must for your summer containers. It has a lovely velvet, crimson texture and amazing scent – of chocolate.

Genus Cosmos atrosanguineus
Variety Chocolate
Type Tender Perennial
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Care Tips Deadhead to encourage flowering and protect from the frosts with a good mulch, or horticultural fleece.
Flowering June - October
Vase Life Last 7-10 days, no conditioning needed. Pick fresh straight into water, just as the buds are about to bloom, and do not pick in the heat of the day. Deadhead the main blooms that are drooping and going over after about a week. Place out of direct sunlight.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Steve

Another great addition to my garden.Packed with beautiful intense maroon flowers all summer. Every plant looks healthy and you can plant with confidence

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Reviewed 12th September 2018 by Engelina

Hayloft are now my favourite place for buying plants, excellent service, excellent plants, recommended you to some of our friends, twice last week, kind regards engelina

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Reviewed 3rd September 2018 by Jayne

Not 100% pleased with the flowering. Very poor.

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Reviewed 3rd September 2018 by Sandy

Only two thin little plants survived but they were very late arriving and so well behind everything else. Love the flowers with the African basil and some purple sage.

poor quality

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Reviewed 24th July 2018 by Clare Smith

These plants arrived completely torched. Have planted them out anyway but they have not survived. We've had really hot weather recently and they have not survived the shipping at all. But cannot believe that they left Sarah Raven in a decent condition because they are so badly decomposed.

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for taking time to review our site. We are sorry to hear that your plants did not arrive safely. Please do contact our customer service team at info@sarahraven.com or by calling 0345 092 0283 and our team will assist you further.
Kind Regards, The Sarah Raven Team

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Posted 1st August 2018

chocolate cosmos

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Reviewed 8th July 2018 by Rose Taylor

Unfortunately, I am disappointed with the condition of these plants. They look as though they have been scorched by wind or sun. Hopefully, given some TLC they will recover.
I have bought many products from Sarah Raven and always been very pleased with my purchases. Shame about this one

Gorgeous colour

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Reviewed 27th June 2018 by Alison Ellis

I love these. Their flowers are just the right height to be the ‘thriller’ in a pot, planted with red petunias and calibrachoa. A lovely colour and fragrance, and hopefully they will return next year.