Create a traditional cottage garden feel to your borders and pots with these Cosmos atrosangineus.
Also known as Chocolate Cosmos thanks to their delicious scent, these beautiful daisy-like blooms have deep maroon velvet-like petals that stand tall above its green foliage. A cottage garden classic, this popular, compact cosmos is very free flowering and is, quite simply, the perfect flower for patio containers or sunny borders and will provide masses of blooms for cutting.
These easy-to-grow annuals are the perfect plant for novice or time-strapped gardeners as they are easy to look after and being plug plants have been grown on and are ready for planting. Perfect for filling gaps in borders, their daisy-like flowers are produced through summer and into early autumn and will be a magnet for pollinating insects such as butterflies and bees.
Position your Cosmos atrosangineus in full sun and plant them in moist but well-drained soil. Then all you need to do is watch the gorgeous blooms appear and enjoy that delicious chocolate scent, all summer long.
Supplied as 3 x plug plants, ready to pot on or plant out when all risk of frost has passed.