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Celosia argentea var. cristata

Common Name(s):
Cockscomb celosia
Cultivar(s):
Jewel Box Mix, Cristata
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Good cut flower; prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil but tolerates poor, dry soil; easy to grow; rain and high humidity will cause flowers to rot. This plant is frequently damaged by deer.

Season:
Summer to frost
Light:
Sun
Color:
Yellow, orange, apricot-orange, pink, purple, red
Height:
12-36"
Space:
10-12"
Tags:
pink, sun, annual, summer, frost, apricot-orange, yellow, purple, orange, red

NCCES plant id: 36

Celosia argentea var. cristata Celosia argentea cristata
Photo by Cliff, CC BY - 2.0
Celosia argentea var. cristata Celosia argentea cristata flower detail
Photo by Dinesh Valke, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0