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Choca Mocha Chocolate Cosmos Cosmos atrosanguineus

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
12" 18"
Height
10 - 12"
Spread
12 - 18"
  • Details

    Features

    Delicate chocolate-colored flowers are held on sturdy stems; fernlike foliage

    Heat Tolerant

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    10 - 12 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 18 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Brown
    Flower Shade: 
    Brown
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in the middle of the annual flower bed or cutting garden

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Deadheading will increase bloom.

  • 1 Review

    • I love this plant, but it is a tender perennial which must be overwintered like a dahlia (and not always successfully). It's important to find a good supplier, as it is definitely hard-to-find!

      Shelley Carter
      Ontario
      Canada
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
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