Cosmos atrosanguinea

(Chocolate cosmos)

Just when you think that this has succumbed to cold winter weather, this begins in early summer to sprout deep green, spatula shaped leaves. Long, maroon stems of small, very dark maroon flowers are produced for weeks. These resemble velvety, miniature dahlias and are intriguingly scented of chocolate. A unique little plant, it forms low, round mounds and blends well with silver-leaved plants. A native of Mexico which, although perennial, c...

Just when you think that this has succumbed to cold winter weather, this begins in early summer to sprout deep green, spatula shaped leaves. Long, maroon stems of small, very dark maroon flowers are produced for weeks. These resemble velvety, miniature dahlias and are intriguingly scented of chocolate. A unique little plant, it forms low, round mounds and blends well with silver-leaved plants. A native of Mexico which, although perennial, can be tender in colder areas of the country.

£5.20 each OR £14.70 for three
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Colour: Red
Flowers: Autumn
Height x Spread: 60cm x 23cm
Soil: Well-drained
Planting position: Sun
Wildlife Friendly
Scented
Upright plant
Can be tender in colder areas of the country. Also very late to emerge in late spring. You think you've lost it but don't worry unless the winter is very cold it will turn up.

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