COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Black Magic'

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COSMOS atrosanguineus 'Black Magic'

Chocolate Cosmos
Select Item No. CA660

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Presumably Central America, Mexico: forests. Seed strain selection from New Zealand.
Special Features: Blossoms with dark chocolate fragrance. Petals velvety burgundy to almost black. Variable, unique seed strain. Perennial if rootstock kept frost free during winter.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2016.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: velvet burgundy-red almost black
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z8 - Z11
Foliage: odd pinnate, green
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Usage: suitable for cutting / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.09091 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
25 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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