Botanical Name Cosmos 'Choca Mocha'
Common Name - Chocolate Cosmos
Description Choca Mocha is an easy to grow perennial for sunny gardens. Flowers through spring, summer and autumn. In cooler areas a period of winter dormancy occurs. Flowers are borne in profusion all over the plant with new flower spikes coming through regularly. The flowers have a 'chocolate' smell' is particularly compact and much shorter than other cultivars and doesn't require staking.
Flower Time - Spring, Summer, Autumn
Size - Grows to 30cm high x 30cm wide.
Use - Use Choca Mocha as a stand alone close to paths and the scent of chocolate will be apparent when you walk through the garden. Chocolate Plants make as fabulous container plant and associate beautifully with fiery shades in hot coloured perennial borders.
Position - Full sun.
Maintenance - Plant in full sun, keep moist but not wet and dig compost into the bed at planting. Good friable garden soil with compost added and slow release fertiliser at planting and then again three times a year.
At a Glance
- Beautiful floral display
- Perfumed flower