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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