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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.

Further Reading....

  • 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.
  • Full sun
  • 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 -

Buy Varieties of COSMOS

COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Black Bidens'

COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Black Bidens'  >

Commonly known as: Black cosmos, Chocolate plant.
Chocolate scented crimson-black single flowers borne on stiff stems
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each

COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha'

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
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each

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