Celosia spicata ‘Flamingo Feathers Purple’ seeds


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This celosia has bright purple pointed flowers which turn darker as they age. They are like paintbrushes and look great in flower arrangements, making an excellent cut flower. The plants like warm temperatures, are surprisingly hardy in dry conditions and branch well. They smother themselves in flowers in summer.

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





Maximum Height

approx 1 m with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40