Celosia, Variegated

98% of 100

Annual. This fabulously novel variegated cockscomb from antiquity has been brought back from obscurity! This variety was described as a beautiful and unusual floral oddity in The Country Gentleman’s Magazine, a British periodical from 1874. It was offered by several catalogs of that era, and it is still a favorite in our garden today, as the dueling tones are a playful riot of color. Alien-like combs sit atop three-foot tall plants. We expect this one-of-a-kind weirdo to be warmly embraced by gardeners and floral designers! Lovely 4-6-inch flowers are a joy! Note: variegation varies a lot from plant to plant.

  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 14-21 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/8"
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-95 F
  • Plant Spacing: 10"
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Celosia cristata

Growing Tips: Sow seeds in place after frost. Cover lightly in fine, moist soil, and keep warm until germination. Grow plants in full sun.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 100
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