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Celosia spicata 'Flamingo Purple Feather'/Flamingo Purple Feather Celosia

Celosia spicata 'Flamingo Purple Feather' / Celosia spicata 'Flamingo Purple Feather'
Tall, rangy plants topped with purple flower spikes
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Tall, rangy plants topped with purple flower spikes

Prominent purple floral spikes in summer

Close-up of flowers

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Scientific Name: Celosia spicata 'Flamingo Purple Feather'
Common Name: Flamingo Purple Feather Celosia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: A vigorously growing variety with flower heads that stay in bloom for weeks. It is not as showy as some of the other celosias. Do not over fertilize celosias because they tend to do best in soils that have a relatively low fertility.