Chocolate Cosmos: Our Favorite Flowers

Love the smell of chocolate? Then you'll love these fragrant perennials.


Chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus) produces maroon flowers in mid- to late summer that offer a scent of chocolate. This perennial can grow up to 24 inches tall in full sun and moist soil. Consider it for your patio containers and use it to attract butterflies to your garden.

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