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Chocolate Cosmos

Cosmos atrosanguineus
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Typically available from early spring to early fall. Call store for exact availability. 

Perennial with a broad, open habit and full, green foliage. Very deep red, daisy-like flowers really smell like chocolate! Blooms spring through fall. Attracts birds and butterflies. Works well as a background plant for textural contrast in perennial beds or borders.

Plant with Coreopsis

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 1'-2' tall, 1'-2' width
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 4-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Open
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Long Bloom Season, Flowers For Cutting, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Fragrant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Grows well in a variety of enriched, well draining soils. Dead-head to promote profuse blooms. Feed regularly with an all purpose fertilizer. 

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