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Cosmos atrosanguineus

Chocolate Cosmos
Zone: 10a, 10b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Sun
Height: Minimum 24 feet , Maximum 36 feet
Width: Minimum 12 feet , Maximum 18 feet
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This distinctive Cosmos has flowers that resemble those of a single-flowered Dahlia. They are a very dark, maroon-crimson with, as the common name suggests, a chocolaty aroma. Plants bloom all summer. Mulch in colder areas or simply treat as an annual.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:19 PM

The velvety, deep crimson-brown flowers of this tender perennial smell deliciously of chocolate; they are a fine 2-3' addition to the summer border, and butterflies love them too! Sun/Med

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Blooming Nursery Inc. Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-2904 Container: 2