Cosmos - chocolate

Cosmos atrosanguineus

Not technically a herb but who wouldn’t want a plant that smells of chocolate? Found in Mexico, these scented perennials need a warm spot and are ideal for pot growing where their aroma can be enjoyed. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

Sale price£3.10
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  • Chocolate scented flowers
  • Ideal for pots
  • Pretty plant for the garden
  • Enjoyed by bees

Cosmos was first introduced into the UK as collected seed in Mexico by in the nineteenth century. It then went on to be listed by Thompson and Morgan seed catalogue. There are around 36 species, but this one with its chocolate colour and scent is divine.

Plant Care

  • Height: 60-100cm
  • Type: Half hardy
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: Brown
  • Flowering period: June - August



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