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Cosmos hot chocolate 1ltr

Cosmos hot chocolate 1ltr

Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Hot Chocolate’ is an enchanting perennial prized for its deep, velvety, chocolate-colored blooms and sweet, cocoa fragrance. Growing to a height of 60-90 cm, this elegant plant is perfect for adding a touch of sophistication to any garden. ‘Hot Chocolate’ thrives in well-drained soil and enjoys a sunny position, making it an excellent choice for borders, containers, and cutting gardens.

Flowering from June to October, Cosmos ‘Hot Chocolate’ provides a long-lasting display of rich color throughout the summer and into autumn. To encourage continuous blooming and maintain a tidy appearance, deadhead spent flowers regularly. Pruning is generally not required, but cutting back the stems after flowering can help promote bushier growth and more flowers.

Feeding Cosmos ‘Hot Chocolate’ is straightforward. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to support healthy growth and prolific flowering. Incorporating well-rotted compost or organic matter into the soil will enhance fertility and structure.

Cosmos ‘Hot Chocolate’ is particularly beneficial for bees and other pollinators. Its nectar-rich flowers attract bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects, providing a valuable food source throughout the blooming season. By adding Cosmos ‘Hot Chocolate’ to your garden, you not only enhance its visual appeal but also support local pollinator populations, contributing to the overall health of your ecosystem. This low-maintenance, stunning plant is perfect for adding both beauty and ecological value to your outdoor space.

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