Celosia argentea var cristata ‘Sylphid’ seeds

$4.10

In stock

Description

The flowers of this plant are used as a bouquet filler, because it produces flowers which complement almost every colour scheme. It has lemony-lime coloured tall, straight stemmed feathery flower plumes which are about 80cm high.

Sowing advice
Sow in late spring and summer in trays or pots
Sow in moist seed raising mix. Cover seeds with a 1cm layer of soil. Cover the containers with clear plastic to keep the mix moist . Ideal temp 23 deg C . Germination takes 1-3 weeks.
When the seedlings germinate, remove the plastic covers and place in a warm spot. Keep the soil moist but not soggy.Grow on at approx 19 deg C.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Prince of Wales feather

Family

Amaranthaceae

Maximum Height

Approx 100 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30