{floral friday}

{floral friday #98}

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It's been a while, so I hope you're ready for another {floral friday}! ;)

These fun little blooms are not only pretty to look at, but also have a sweet scent of vanilla and chocolate. Wonderful!

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A few facts about Chocolate Cosmos:

  • Cosmos atrosanguineus or Chocolate Cosmos is a species of Cosmos, native to Mexico, where it is extinct in the wild
  • The species was introduced into cultivation in 1902.
  • They have a light vanillin fragrance (like many chocolates), which becomes more noticeable as the summer day wears on. {source}
  • Although the aroma is interesting, do not ever be tempted to taste it, the flowers are poisonous. {source}
  • This plant is not actually fertile, so it produces no viable seeds. They currently only propagate by the division of tubers. {source}

I'm partying here! ❤

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    amy
    Friday July 25th, 2014 at 03:23 PM

    schöööööön! ;-)

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