Celosia (Celosia argentea 'Intenz Lipstick')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: red-purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by DaylilySLP (Dearborn Hts, MI - Zone 6b) on Feb 8, 2018 5:09 PM

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