Celosia argentea cristata ‘Temple Bells’ – (Cockscomb)


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This seed produces  a stout bushy plant   to approx 100cm which is well rounded and nicely branched.  It is an extremely good cut flower and the seed produces flowering plants   in a nice range of colours. The flowers are 10-20 cm across, and are equally good as a garden subject or as a cut flower.


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.

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Maximum Height

approx 1 m

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40