General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Inflorescence Height: 8 inches
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 72 to 75 degrees
Days to germinate: 8 to 10
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Cockscomb
  • Plume Plant
  • Feathered Amaranth (Plumosa Group)
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Celosia argentea
  • Synonym: Celosia plumosa
Also sold as:
  • Celosia argentea var. plumosa

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