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Cosmos bipinnatus 'Dazzler'

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gjones

💖💞💖

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jeatacake

Surviving the weather 👍

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novicegardenlover

That gold centre is dazzling indeed. 💖

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kez001uk

@gjones thanks Katy 😀

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kez001uk

@jeatacake just about 😜 don’t think many more will be opening though 😅

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kez001uk

@charlotte thank you Charlotte ☺️

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kez001uk

@novicegardenlover great when the name suits its plant 😛

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jeatacake

Almost all mine are in the greenhouse now. What state they'll be in when I get back is going to be 'interesting'!

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’ll be a jungle in there 😉😉

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jeatacake

Not far off! Might be a sickly looking jungle though when I get home! 😟

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kez001uk

@jeatacake here’s hoping the plants can take care of themselves for just a few weeks 🙏🏻

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midnightgardener

Lovely Cosmos 😊😊💕💕

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gjones

Lovely colour

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener they never seem to stop looking great do they 😍

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kez001uk

@gjones thank you Katy 😛 and the ones I told you about that had no buds have sprouted them from nowhere and look almost ready to open 😂

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midnightgardener

@kez001uk Looks like they'll be around until the frosts appear 😨

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kez001uk

@midnightgardener that’s not a bad thing at all 😛

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gjones

That's great! You'll have flowers for awhile longer😊

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kez001uk

@gjones until the frosts anyway. Don’t think they’re far away now 🥶

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kez001uk

#starperformer

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kez001uk

6’+ now!

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bluefox23

They look like cups or bowls, trying to catch something. 😊

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 they do! 😛 all they’ll be catching is bird 💩 though 🤣

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sherrisgarden

Flowers on steroids !! 🤣😋😎😃🤣

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ublaszko

😂😂😂

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kez001uk

@sherrisgarden 😂 now I know what they put in plant food 😉😉

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I had to take photos standing on a stool today 🤣

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ublaszko

😂😂 I always ended up taking photos of my tree lilies while standing on the garden bench.

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kez001uk

@ublaszko thank god I’m not the only one 🤣

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ublaszko

I have step ladder too for these occasions 😆😆

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kez001uk

@ublaszko 🤣🤣🤣

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jeatacake

Wow! Never seen any so tall! 😮

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jeatacake

A Bobby dazzler! 👌💗

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kez001uk

@jeatacake I will be having David Dickinson nightmares now 🤣🤣🤣

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gjones

Beautiful colour

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jeatacake

Ha ha ha! 🤣🤣🤣

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kez001uk

@gjones thank you Katy ☺️

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kez001uk

@jeatacake that’s how tall it is 😆

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alan1111

That's a tall one

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kez001uk

@alan1111 over 5’ now but still standing by itself, even in the horrible winds we are having here 😜

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jeatacake

It's a toughie as well as a biggie 😁👍

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alan1111

It's doing well you know what cosmos is like

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kez001uk

@jeatacake will overtake me before long! Deck will come in handy for photos 😂

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jeatacake

Ha ha & then a step ladder! 😄

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kez001uk

@alan1111 it does what it wants 🤣

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kez001uk

@jeatacake Kerry and the beanstalk 😆

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jeatacake

😂😂😂😂

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lovemygarden65

Looks like velvet ❤️💛❤️

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jeatacake

Wonderful colour 😍

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kez001uk

@lovemygarden65 they do, so dark and decadent looking 😁

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kez001uk

@jeatacake isn’t it lovely 😍 and at over 5’ I hope it’s done growing 😅

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jeatacake

Blimey! A real biggun, as well as being a "Bobby" Dazzler! 👌 Has it got a cane or stick for suport?

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’s almost as dark as David Dickinson’s tan! 😂 no support as yet. They’re holding up well! I’ll get a photo once I get it’s neighbour staked up. The rain has weighed down my hydrangea flower heads 😜

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jeatacake

Lol! I'm surprised there wasn't much damage from 2 days of continuous rain here. Mind you, it never got very heavy. Just had a lot of it!

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kez001uk

@jeatacake just made everything soggy but drying out fast, til the next lot of rain 😂

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jeatacake

Same here, so different again. I think we'll get more rain over the next few days. It's either feast or famine! 🌧☀️🌧☀️🌧☀️

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columbiariver

I love this one 😍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake never any happy compromise here 😜 not with the weather anyway 😂

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kez001uk

@columbiariver it’s beautifully dark and moody 😛

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kez001uk

Still so many buds 😍

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dantolomeo

Yeah mine keeps banging them out too, it's bonkers!

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kez001uk

@dantolomeo first time I’ve grown them but won’t be the last. They never seem to stop flowering so they 😜

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dantolomeo

Yeah me too, they were a gift from a friend and we love them! Do you know if they'll come back next year or should we be trying to save seeds?

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kez001uk

@dantolomeo good friend to have 😉 they’re annuals so will die back once the frosts start but can self sees or it’s easy to collect the seeds from fried flower heads 😁

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jeatacake

They'll flower more and more until you get frost. Hope it stays away for a bit longer 🙏

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kez001uk

@jeatacake Friday it drops down to 1 degree so preparing to see a lot shrivel up by the weekend 😂 can’t complain really, had a few extra weeks out of most plants

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jeatacake

Not bad for almost the end of October 👍😊

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kez001uk

@jeatacake not at all! I doubt frosts are ever a concern where you are 😉

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jeatacake

Never, lol! The temperature here in Bangkok rarely falls below 25C, even in "winter". It's been about 30 to 35C the whole time here so far.

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kez001uk

@jeatacake that’s pretty much our typical summer 😂 make the most of if Jeff cos you’ll be coming back to -35 🤣🤣🤣

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jeatacake

Noooooo! I was hoping for a balmy +15C, not a barmy cold temperature! 😂

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plants

Like the colour 👍🌿

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matewe

Lovely and loads of buds :-)

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kez001uk

@plants thanks Judy 🙂 it’s much deeper than the rest for some reason

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kez001uk

@matewe thank you 😁 hopefully they’ll open before it gets too cold 🤞🏻

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ublaszko

Looks like you have quite a few gladioli still to come! 😆😆

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kez001uk

@ublaszko loads but there’s no sign of flowers 🤷🏼‍♀️

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ublaszko

I counted that mine took 15 weeks from planting to flower. I still have a second wave of gladioli which hopefully will flower in 4 weeks. 😨

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kez001uk

@ublaszko your autumn flowering ones, I forgot you held some back for that. A lot of mine are way behind so doubt they’ll flower at all now

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ublaszko

Fingers crossed they make it! Just read in the news earlier today that we're in for autumn heatwave 😅

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kez001uk

@ublaszko I saw that too 😔 hopefully will be less hot than a few weeks ago though

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jeatacake

Great colour 😍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake thank you ☺️

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bluefox23

Gorgeous! Maybe cosmos is something I should try in a year or two! 😊

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kez001uk

@bluefox23 you won’t be disappointed! So easy to grow and they flower for ages!

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shaz831

This is my favorite color. I'll definitely get this plant, or at least the plant that produce the exact same color flowers...!!!!!👌👌👌👌😍

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kez001uk

@shaz831 these are so easy to grow Shaz, well worth getting some seeds 😁

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gjones

The fern on the cosmos is really attractive. Not sure why but it always reminds me of a sasquatch! 😄😄

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kez001uk

@gjones I fully agree! It’s so pretty 💚 I’ll always see a Sasquatch when I look at them now 🤣🤣🤣

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gjones

😄😂😁

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gjones

💞💖💞

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kez001uk

@gjones so pleased with these. None have disappointed ☺️

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gjones

Lovely colour

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kez001uk

@gjones thank you ❤️ can’t work out why his neighbour is a deep purple and this one is burgundy 😂

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