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The chocolate cosmos is a flower with a chocolate fragrance and 10 velvety petals that range in color from maroon to dark brown. A tuberous-rooted perennial, chocolate cosmos have a reddish-brown stalk from 12 to 36 inch... More »

Cosmos are native to the hot, dry regions of Central and South America, and are able to withstand drought conditions and periods of prolonged heat. Gardeners love them because they are low maintenance and flower from spr... More »

A gardener can grow Cosmos atrosanguineus, or chocolate cosmos, by planting it in fertile soil in a location with plenty of sunlight, giving it plenty of water, mulching it and pruning it. This is a low-maintenance plant... More »

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A gardener can grow Cosmos atrosanguineus, or chocolate cosmos, by planting it in fertile soil in a location with plenty of sunlight, giving it plenty of water, mulching it and pruning it. This is a low-maintenance plant... More »

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