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Commonly known as Chocolate plant, Cosmea
The chocolatey one is the perennial atrosanguineus, syn Bidens atrosanguinea and will do well in containers.
Genus of about 25 species of erect to spreading, freely branching annuals and perennials found in scrub and meadows in southern USA and Central America.
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - annuals and perennials. Annuals grown for their large, showy flowerheads.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - aphids, slugs, grey mould.
Place of origin - southern United States, Central America.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Wildlife - Butterfly friendly
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