Celosia (Celosia Argentea Plumosa Mix) This tall variety is excellent in the hot, full sun border and performs wonderfully in hot, humid climates. Celosia is also known as Woolflower and Plume Plant, which are descriptive of the erect feathery, plume-like heads of flowers. This Plume Plant is brilliant orange,red,yellow,pink,white and gives a dazzling display of color. Celosia flowers are excellent for cutting. The plume-like blooms are wonderful in either fresh or dried arrangements. Celosia Plumosa plants like full sun, and they perform their best when grown in rich soil with lots of organic matter added to the soil.
Sow: February - March
Height: 70-80cm (27-30 inches)
Bloom Season: July - September
Environment: Full sun
Depth: Do not cover
Plant Spacing: 20-30cm (7 - 10 inches)
Sow seed on the surface of good, free-draining, seed compost. C Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) potsenough to handle, transplant the seedlings individually into 7cm (3in) pots.