Cosmos Bipinnatus Dazzler

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In The Bold & Brilliant Garden, Sarah Raven praises Cosmos ‘Dazzler’ for its bright, 4” carmine-red flowers on big, bushy plants with stunning ferny foliage.

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Cosmos Bipinnatus Dazzler

Cosmos Bipinnatus Dazzler is a fantastic addition to any garden; blooming in early spring and continuing through to the first frost.  In The Bold & Brilliant Garden, Sarah Raven praises Cosmos ‘Dazzler’ for its bright, 4” carmine-red flowers on big, bushy plants with stunning ferny foliage.  Growing to 2 to 3’ tall, these make excellent backdrop flowers, and thrive in full sun, are very drought tolerant and require little maintenance. Can be utilized in meadows and wild flower gardens to excellent effect.

Cultivation Advice Cosmos Bipinnatus Dazzler

Days To Germination: 5-10

Planting Depth:  1/4 inch

Spacing, Plant: 12 inches

Plant Height: 24-36 inches

Light:  Full Sun

  • Sow early indoors / under cover with warmth 4-6 weeks prior to the last frost in individual pots or trays.
  • Cover seed with 1/4 inch fine soil. Keep soil moderately moist and warm during germination.
  • Can be sown directly outdoors after danger of frost has passed through early summer.
  • Thin or transplant to 12 inches apart when plants are 2 to 3 inches tall.
  • Gradually acclimatise outside after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Cosmos grows best in full sun in ordinary garden soil and may re-sow itself.
  • Fairly drought resistant, water only when soil is dry for an extended period.