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Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

3 Tubers, 6 Tubers, 9 Tubers

Cosmos atrosanguineus

£8.50£23.50

Description

Cosmos atrosanguineus, (chocolate cosmos). Half hardy perennial. Needs sun and moist, rich soil. This is a striking plant with dark crimson, poppy-like flowers against dark green foliage.   Known as chocolate cosmos due to the unusual aroma.   Needs to be covered with a thick mulch in winter.
Top Size Tubers Supplied.

Additional information

Colour

Height (cm)

Flowers

July-September

Pack sizes

3 Tubers, 6 Tubers, 9 Tubers

Planting Guide

Plant: March-April.  10 cm deep.    Spacing 45 cm.    Flowers July-September.    Height 60 cm.

Tender. Perennial.   Needs full sun with well-drained but moist soil.  Feed with a slow release fertilizer when in growth.   Can be grown in the ground or in large pots. During the winter months cover with a mulch to protect from frost.

Propagation:  By dividing tubers when clumps are large enough, use a sharp knife and cover wound with sulphur powder.

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