COSMOS bipinnatus 'Dazzler' (Cosmos, Crimson)
COSMOS bipinnatus 'Dazzler' (Cosmos, Crimson) is a variety of the Cosmos flower, which is an annual plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family. 'Dazzler' is a popular cultivar that is well known for its vibrant, bright pink flowers that grow on long, slender stems. The flowers have a daisy-like appearance with an outer ring of pink petals surrounding a darker pink center.
The foliage of 'Dazzler' is fern-like and delicate, with dark green leaves that are finely divided. The plant grows up to 3-4 feet (90-120 cm) tall and has a spread of 1-2 feet (30-60 cm). It blooms from midsummer to early fall and attracts bees, butterflies, and other pollinators to the garden.
'Dazzler' is a sun-loving plant that prefers well-drained soil and regular watering. It is easy to grow from seed and is a great choice for adding color to borders, containers, or wildflower gardens. It also makes an excellent cut flower and can be used in floral arrangements or bouquets.
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Scientific Name: COSMOS bipinnatus 'Dazzler'
Common Name: Cosmea Dazzler
Plant Type: Annuals
Native Range: Mexico
Full Growth Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Zone: 1 to 10
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: June - October
Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
Flower Color: Red with Yellow Center
Resistant: Pest, Disease
Water Requirement: Moderate
Soil Type: Well-drained, Moist, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Garden Uses: Gardens, Bouquet, Prairies, Cottage Gardens