Chocolate Cosmos

Common Name: Chocolate Cosmos, Black Cosmos

Botanical Name: Cosmos atrosanguineus

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Mexico

Colors: Dark red-brown, almost black

Description: Chocolate Cosmos have long stems with daisy-like flowers made up of flat petals and ray florets surrounding a center of disc florets. The flowers have a chocolate-like fragrance.

Shelf Life Tips: Chocolate Cosmos last about four to six days as a cut flower. Keep away from fruit and out of sun light.

Fun Facts: Cosmos are October’s birth flower.

In Season: April-October