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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Feather Celosia
  • Cockscomb
  • Feathered Amaranth
  • Woolflower
Also sold as:
  • New Look Red

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Location: My garden in Albuquerque, NM Zone 7b
Date: 06.08.21
Younger leaves are green, turn to red in the sun. Both have red v
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2021-06-13
#pollination
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2021-05-09
It's starting to bloom
Location: My garden in Albuquerque, NM Zone 7b
Date: 06.08.21
Flowers are a combination of cardinal red and raspberry pink
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Date: 09-02-2015
Location: IL
Date: 2012-08-16
Location: IL
Date: 2012-06-23
Grown from seed. Leaves varied a lot in color from one seedling t
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2015-07-04
Location:  Arbor Gate
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2021-03-11
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2012-05-22
colors in flats at local market
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: IL
Date: 2012-08-16
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2010-08-30
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2010-08-30
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2010-08-30

Date: 2012-06-15

Date: 2012-06-15
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Date: 2016-01-02
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