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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 24 inches to 60 inches
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


A Drought-Tolerant GardenA Drought-Tolerant Garden
By SongofJoy on February 10, 2012

The year 2011 was a violent weather year in the US, with at least 12 weather-related disasters exceeding a billion dollars in damage. Some say it was Earth's most extreme weather year since 1816. Much of the country suffered from record heat and drought . . . and so did the yards and gardens.

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Possibly misidentified. by BookerC1 Nov 3, 2015 7:55 PM 5
incorrect ID by janinilulu Sep 28, 2020 4:53 PM 1
Please add Variegated Cockscomb to the database by pinkiris Jul 29, 2021 1:36 PM 1
Possible blossom end rot?? by Shalar Jul 12, 2021 4:27 PM 9
growing new look celosia from seed by maryann10 May 9, 2021 7:01 AM 1
ID please by Nick_Kurzenko May 5, 2021 11:15 AM 4
Idea For a Small Space by narnia Apr 27, 2021 5:56 PM 2
Is this a normal Dandelion?? by ShihTzuAddict May 4, 2021 7:39 PM 29
What did or will you choose this year? by purpleinopp Jun 19, 2021 11:08 AM 69
Hardy annuals that bloom in spring and summer in Maryland zone 7b by idreos Apr 5, 2021 5:49 PM 10
From my garden , Pink celosia with orange rose! by Daisysdaughter Feb 20, 2021 8:37 PM 1
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