Cosmos Chocolate “Black Magic”
A highly prised, truly unique and special flower, the velvety crimson-bronze, almost black flowers of this tuberous perennial cosmos has a distinct dark chocolate fragrance!
5 seeds per packet.
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|Climate:||Perennial. Will survive mild frost.|
|Sowing guide:||Sow in trays in April to May / September to October and transplant after 4-6 weeks. Also a good container plant.|
|Planting Season:||Spring / Summer|
|Germination guide:||5-10 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover the small seed with thin layer of vermiculite. Keep moist until germination occurs.|
|Good Bee Food:||Yes|
|Flowering time:||December to March of the year they were sowed in.|
|Pinch:||Yes, when 30 cm high|
|Final height:||60 cm|
Provide horisontal plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest when the first individual flowers on a branch have openend. The still closed flowers will open over time in the vase. Plants respond well to regular cutting. Expected vase life is 4-6 days.