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CELOSIA plumosa - Forest Fire

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 13


Family: Amaranthaceae
Characteristics: Annual 35-40 cm

Seeds per packet: Several hundred
Seed per gram: Approx. 1400

Tall dazzling red flowers on bronze foliage blooms in around 8 weeks. Ideal for the front of borders, garden beds and mass planting. These dwarf plants are particularly well suited for growing in containers and small spaces.
Makes excellent cut flowers tat are guaranteed to brighten up any floral vase display. Can also be used as dried flowers. To dry Celosia flowers, cut the stems and hang them upside down.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in a sunny position, richer soils produce better blooms. Drought and frost sensitive.

Tropical: Winter, Spring & Summer.
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cold: Spring Early Summer

Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow direct in warmer areas or grow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle, avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 20cm
Flowering: 12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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