celosia 2


There are few flowers as showy as celosia. Whether you plant the plumed type, which produces striking upright spires, or the crested type, which has a fascinating twisted form, you’ll love using celosia in pots. They bloom in all the colors of a glowing sunset.


Lifecycle: Annual

Uses: Containers,Beds & Borders

Sun: Sun

Height: 1-4 feet tall

Spread: 6-18 inches wide


Celosia likes rich, well-drained soil with moderate water. Spider mites can sometimes be a problem in hot, dry weather.