Celosia Forest Fire – Item #79


Intensely colored red spikes top off this hardy and showy annual. Celosia is a commanding accent plant used in beds and borders. Long lasting flowers with attractive bronze-green foliage thrive in warm, sunny locations. Flowers are nice dried.

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Additional information

Weight .4 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 7-10 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Select a warm sunny location. May be started indoors about six to eight weeks before last frost date. Transplant in late spring when weather has warmed. Do not disturb roots when transplanting. Keep soil evenly moist until plants are established.

Plants will give their best show with little or no fertilizer.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Celosia plumosa

Height: 2′ (61cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual