COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'

Commonly known as Black cosmos, Chocolate plant

This newly bred variety produces even more of a chocolate scent and has a more compact habit
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Spoon-shaped, pinnate dark green leaves 7-15cm (3-6in) long, usually with toothed leaflets.
  • Brown or black
    Crimson black
  • Height
    45cm (18in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Tuberous perennial. Solitary, velvet-textured flowers
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun

COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'

 
Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.00 each , 3+ £9.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2023
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    makes an excellent container plant. Can be overwintered in a frost-free place. The chocolate scent is vanillin.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, slugs, grey mould.
    Place of origin
    Originated in Mexico. This selection bred in UK.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Shallowly cup-shaped 4.5cm (1¾in) across
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  30cm (12in)
 

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