Bushy plants growing to 90 cm (3′) tall are topped with brilliantly coloured feathery plumes in a full range of colours from intense red to bright yellow. This heirloom flower thrives in heat and drier conditions.
How to Grow
1300 seed/gram. (Celosia argentea var. plumosa) Seed can be sown directly in the garden in mid-May for June blooms. Barely cover with 3 mm (1/8″) of soil and keep moist during the germination period of 10-15 days. Thin to stand 20 cm (8″) apart in the garden. Celosia is a very dependable annual plant.