Celosia spicata ‘Flamingo Feathers Purple and Pink mix’ seeds


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This celosia has  pointed flowers. They are like paintbrushes and look great in flower arrangements, making an excellent cut flower.  The packets may contain  purple or pink or a mix of both colours. The purple one  is pictured.  The plants like warm temperatures, are surprisingly hardy in dry conditions and branch well. They smother themselves in flowers in summer. The foliage on this plant has a reddish-purple hue. It is an excellent cut and dried flower, and is good for the back of the border.

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 100 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30