Celosia, or Cockscomb is a native of tropical Africa where it prefers well-drained, moist, fertile soils, though it will tolerate dryness. A full sun plant that tolerates heat well.
Growing to 35 cm with a spread of 30 cm; leaves are alternate, entire (seldom lobed), linear to lanceolate to 50mm long, green but occasionally red; flowers are a spiked plume in bright orange.
Good for mass plantings, borders and baskets.
Propagation by seed occurs readily.
Offered is a packet of approx 100 seeds and Grownotes are provided to assist you.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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