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Cameron’s Nursery is a specialist wholesale nursery based in Arcadia NSW, in the Sydney Hills District.

Cosmos ‘Choca Mocha’


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.

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Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Choca Mocha’

Botanical Name
Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Choca Mocha’
Common Name
Cosmos atrosanguineus
Key Features
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.
Size
Grows to 30cm high X 30cm wide
Position
Requires a full sun position.
Description
Flower is an open star shape, very dark reddish black, with a distinctive chocolate smell. Remove spent flowers to encourage more to develop.
Cultural Notes
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.
Landscape Ideas
Plant Choca Mocha into your massed planting of summer colour. Use Choca Mocha as a stand alone close to paths and the scent of chocolate will be apparent when you walk through the garden. In larger tubs Choca Mocha can be useful in the outdoor rooms of modern living as a talking point when you entertain.
Water Requirements
Moderate
  • Prefers full sun
  • Beautiful floral display
  • Fragrant foliage