Celosia spicata

Celosia Flamingo Feather

R60.00

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A great summer performer. Light pink spiky plumes that age to a light blush colour. Keep cutting to produce more stems. Remove 80% of the foliage at harvest. Long lasting cut flower. To dry, hang freshly cut stems upside down in a warm dark place for 2-3 weeks or until they are firm to the touch.

 

100 seeds per packet

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    Flower type:Spike
    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:90-100 days after sowing
    Pinch:Yes, when 20 cm high
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:60-90 cm
    Spacing:15 cm

    Harvesting Tips:

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

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