Celosia

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Celosia argentea
Celosia (Celosia argentea)

A large plant group which has great variety in flower type from the cockscomb type to the feather type to the wheat type. All good for the sunny, dry border.

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 8 - 24 Inches (8-24 inches tall depending on cultivar)
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Bloom Color: Orange, Red, Yellow
  • Bloom Season: June¬†- October
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Medium
Caring for Celosia
  • Full sun in well-drained soils.
  • Regular watering helps to maintain flower and foliage quality.
  • Will tolerate dry, porous soil.
  • Plants left too long in the pots or cell paks before planting often result in poor, stunted garden plants.
  • Buy young, vigorous, non-flowering plants and plant them without delay.