Celosia argentea cristata

Celosia Captain Mix


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A great summer performer, this mix includes red, rose, scarlet, carmine, orange, light orange and yellow coloured flowers in the iconic “brain” patterned flower head. Cockscomb is terrific for drying.


50 seeds per packet

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    Flower type:Focal
    Life cycle:Heat-loving Annual
    Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures.
    Sowing guide:Sow in trays (recommended) from October to January and transplant after 4-6 weeks. When transplanting, take care to avoid root disturbance.
    Planting Season:Spring / Summer
    Germination guide:Seeds germinate in 8-14 days @ 21-27C. Cover seed lightly with a thin layer of soil. Keep moist until germination.
    Flowering time:80-100 days after sowing
    Pinch:Do not pinch
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:80-110 cm

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when stems have hardened at the base of the flowers and the flowers are fully developed.

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