COSMOS ATROSANGUINEUS SEEDS (Chocolate cosmos, Black bidens, ) – Plant World Seeds. Fabulous, rich velvety-maroon-to-almost-black, .
Cosmos seed should be sown directly in the garden after frost. Direct sow seeds in average soil in full sun after danger of heavy frost. Select a location in full to part shade with good rich well-drained organic soil protected from wind. Sow seeds 4 inches apart and Â¼ inch deep.
After that, though, your flowers should continue to bloom until the next frost. If you want a head start, you can plant cosmos indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last spring frost in trays or pots with a good seed-starting mixture.
Slow–growing chocolate cosmos are somewhat late to start in the spring. Flowers do not develop and bloom until mid to late summer. They love the heat of the warm days of late summer.
Who wouldn't want to grow a flower that looks and smells like red velvet cake? Chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus) have captivated gardeners since .
Chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus) is a perennial plant with a fleshy. is that it doesn't throw fertile seeds, so this plant only propagates by its roots.
The bad news is that it doesn't throw fertile seeds, so this plant propagates by its roots.. Chocolate cosmos will grow well in either the ground or in a container.
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