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Cosmos Black Forest

mexican aster, garden cosmos

Full Sun Full Sun
Hardy Perennial Hardy Perennial
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Bees And Butterflies Bees And Butterflies
Scented Scented

from £5.33

1 x 9cm pot
Delivered by 24th June 2022
3 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 24th June 2022
5 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 24th June 2022
9 x 9cm pots
Delivered by 24th June 2022


A brand-new chocolate scented cosmos for you, discovered by a keen-eyed nursery manager. The velvety blooms of Cosmos atrosanguineus Black Forest emits a sumptuous chocolate scent. Solitary, buttercup-shaped blooms are held on long stalks to sway in the breeze, From June to October high above pretty, willowy green foliage, your garden will have clouds of sumptuous, vanilla-chocolate scent for you to enjoy ; with none of the calories. Loved by bees and butterflies, who visit for a nectar-rich feast. Cosmos atrosanguineus originates in Mexico. The seeds were first collected to be brought to Europe in the 1860's, and since then it has become a firm favourite. Cosmos Black Forest is a tuberous perennial, hardy to -10 C. Plant in well-drained soil, if your garden is clay, growi in pots sheltered from excessive winter wet and cold. Rabbit and deer resistant, Black Forest prefers to be grown in well-drained soil in sun, reaching an approximate height of 60cm (24') and spread 45cm (18').
Full Sun
Red Black
Hardy Perennial
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60cm (24in)
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Suitable for Container Ideal for Beginners Bees And Butterflies Drought Tolerant Scented
45cm (18in)
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FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

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