Cockscomb (Celosia argentea 'Toreador')

Botanical names:
Celosia argentea Accepted
Celosia argentea var. cristata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 2 ft.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 3, 2013 5:26 PM

Very large scarlet combs on sturdy stems. This one is a beauty.

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