Celosia

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Quick facts

  • Long lasting cut flower
  • Dazzling farmers market favorite

 

Celosia argentea

Highly valued, unique flower of many names: Cock's Comb, Coral Statice, and Brain Statice. Long lasting, large and exotic cut flower with long, thick stems. Celosia likes heat and space and is not frost tolerant, but is generally very easy to grow. This mix contains both coral folding flowers and spikes of yellow, red, orange, purple, and pink.  Dazzle your friends with a vase of these!

This flower is part of our Love Everlasting cut flower bouquet package.  

How to grow it:  

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

80

4-6 w.

6-21 d.

No

Full

1/16”

8”/12”

Start indoors 4 weeks before the last frost date, or sow outside after last frost date. Cover with 1/8” of soil and keep moist, celosia will not germinate if allowed to dry out. Ideal germination temperature is 80 degrees. Transplant or thin to 8-12" after all risk of frost has passed into a sunny location.  Plants will branch out heavily if given adequate space.

Seed specs: Packet size- 100 min.