Celosia- Cockscomb Red

Celosia cristata

Standard seed packet, 250 seeds

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Celosia- Cockscomb Red

Celosia cristata

  • Annual 60cm
  • Unusual "rooster comb" flowerheads
  • Excellent for cutting and drying

Annual growing to 60cm. Plants have bright green foliage and produce crested velvet looking flower-heads in bright red resembling a rooster's comb. Great for growing in pots and containers or for displays in gardens or borders. Makes an excellent and long lasting cut flower. Great for dried arrangements. Also known as "Red Toreador" or "Wool Flowers".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 7-14 days @ 21-27°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 60cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 100 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Protect from aphids. To avoid the risk of disease do not overhead water.

(Product number: F6-01)
Seeds per gram: 1300 seeds

SKU F6-01
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 250 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1300

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