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The chocolate cosmos, scientifically known as Cosmos atrosanguineus, is a delicate perennial native to Mexico. It is cherished not only for its dusky brownish-red blossoms that emerge in late summer but also for its delightful fragrance reminiscent of vanilla and hot chocolate. This plant thrives in hot, sun-drenched gardens, making it a perfect addition to your summer oasis. Additionally, it serves as an exquisite choice for floral arrangements, lending an exotic touch as a cut flower.
Cosmos possesses a reputation for its ability to entice an array of fascinating creatures, including bees, beneficial insects, birds, butterflies, moths, and various pollinators. The flowers of this plant are abundant in nectar and pollen, making them a valuable resource for these creatures. Cosmos also produces seeds that serve as a food source for birds, further enhancing its appeal to avian visitors.
Learn how to grow Cosmos Atrosanguineus
- Height: 90cm
- Prefers full sun/partial shade
- Blooms from early-late summer
- Excellent choice for border planting
- Dig a hole to the required depth. You can find this required depth for each type of bulb, tuber or root in the growing guides.
- Depth is measurement of space between the soil line and top of bulb or bare root.
- Set the bulbs or bare root in place, pointed side or sprout side upward.
- Cover the bulbs by replacing the soil and water thoroughly.
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We start shipping our spring planted flower bulbs in Spring. We start shipping by the end of March.
Bulbs that are planted in spring and have a tendency to bloom in summer are called spring bulbs. Not to be confused with bulbs that are planted in autumn and bloom in spring.
For over 4 generations, DutchGrown™ has built its reputation by offering the best Autumn-planted flowers bulbs available anywhere. We take pride in our exceptionally high level of quality control customer service, and our commitment to client satisfaction continues long after the bulbs leave our premises. When you order from DutchGrown™, we 100% guarantee that you will receive the hardiest flower bulbs available, packed with care and ready to thrive in your garden. Read more.