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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Akebia quinata

Chocolate Vine

This semi-evergreen vine is an easy, strong grower to 30 ft. Male and female flowers both on the same plant The wonderful fragrance is of chocolate to some people, but others say it's more like vanillas & spices. The fruits are sausage shaped 2-4'' in length and dark purple to black.
Stock #: 822-002
Zone: 4-9     Height: 30'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Fragrant
$7.99 each

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Akebia quinata 'Amethyst Glow'

Chocolate Vine

This semi-evergreen vine is an easy, strong grower to 30 ft. Leaves flushed purple in spring. Flower color is initially a soft coral-pink, changing to a light amethyst in its later stages. Male and female flowers both on the same plant with male flowers more red-purple and female flowers more pink. The wonderful fragrance is of chocolate to some people, but others say it's much more like vanillas & spices. The fruits are sausage shaped 2-4'' in length and dark purple to black.
Stock #: 822-001
Zone: 5-10     Height: 30'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Fragrant
$10.99 each

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Berlandiera lyrata

Chocolate Flower

Native wildflower from the Southwest that produces a succession of dark-eyed, yellow daisies over a compact rosette of foliage. The flowers have a wonderful rich chocolate aroma in the morning hours. Seeds heads ornamental. Prefers dry, pitiful soil. Very easy to grow. Best with minimal water once established.
Stock #: 759-001
Zone: 5-10     Height: 12-18''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Low-Water-Req Native Americans
$6.99 each

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Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocolate'

Cosmos, Chocolate

Affectionately known as the chocolate cosmos, this is a wonderful half-hardy perennial that has become a much-loved staple in many summer gardens. This cosmos is grown for its deep reddish black flowers, which have a fragrance described as chocolate or vanilla like. Its fragrance isnít overpowering, but it is immediately and unmistakably identifiable. Great cut flower and the plants have the same sprawling habit as other cosmos. This yummy favorite breaks dormancy relatively late in the spring but will grow quickly and bear flowers from June through September. Borderline hardy in zone 7. This is the official flower for a 2nd Wedding Anniversary and the perfect unique gift!
Stock #: 253-001
Zone: (7) 8-9     Height: 24-30''     Full-Sun Cut-Flower Fragrant
$6.99 each

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Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Choca Mocha'

Cosmos, Chocolate

Think Belgian chocolate truffles. Perfect for the chocoholic or sweet toothed gardener in your life! 'Choca Mocha' is a newly introduced variety that is more compact than the traditional Chocolate Cosmos and has even more of a delicious chocolatey scent. Affectionately known as the chocolate cosmos, this is a wonderful half-hardy perennial that has become a much-loved staple in many summer gardens. This cosmos is grown for its deep reddish black flowers, which have a fragrance described as chocolate or vanilla like. Its fragrance isnít overpowering, but it is immediately and unmistakably identifiable. Great cut flower and the plants have the same sprawling habit as other cosmos. This yummy favorite breaks dormancy relatively late in the spring but will grow quickly and bear flowers from June through September. Borderline hardy in zone 7. This is the official flower for a 2nd Wedding Anniversary and the perfect unique gift!
Stock #: 253-002
Zone: (7) 8-9     Height: 10-12''     Full-Sun Cut-Flower Fragrant
$6.99 each

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Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'

Snakeroot, Chocolate White

Compact upright perennial with rich chocolate leaves on reddish stems contrasting strongly with the bright, snow-white flowers in fall. Stands tall and elegant. A smaller species and easy to grow. Blooms over many weeks in fall. A valuable butterfly nectar source.
Stock #: 274-001
Zone: 4-9     Height: 4-5'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant Great-Plant-Pick
$6.99 each

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Akebia quinata 'Albiflorus'

White Chocolate Vine

A beautiful, semi-evergreen climber. Fragrant, elegant white flowers dance amidst vining foliage in spring from April through June.
Stock #: 822-003
Zone: 5-8     Height: >9'     Full-Sun Butterfly-Hummingbird Low-Water-Req Native Americans
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