Celosia argentea var. plumosa/Plumed Celosia

Celosia argentea var. plumosa / Celosia argentea var. plumosa
Typical flower heads for the plumed type of celosia
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Typical flower heads for the plumed type of celosia

Bed planting with mixed varieties

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Scientific Name: Celosia argentea var. plumosa
Common Name: Plumed Celosia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Plume type of celosia come in many colors and sizes. Easy to grow and gives color for an extended time during the hot months of the year. Many new selections available in the trade. Relatively easy annual to grow from seeds. Plant in full sunlight and a well drained soil.