Celosia argentea var. plumosa
Also known as Prince of Wales feather, this flower is a must-have for bouquets, these large, feathery, golden-yellow to scarlet plumes stand out on long, straight stems and attract pollinators. In the garden, the multi-branching plants are noted for their exceptionally beautiful foliage, and along with height, are perfect for the back of the flower bed. Plants handle heat with ease and are fairly drought tolerant. Plants grow up to 30″-40″ tall and produce flowers that bloom from summer to frost. Prefers full sun exposure. A frost-sensitive perennial that is hardy in USDA zones 10 and warmer. Botanical Interests’® Pampas Plume Tall Blend Celosia Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: Sow within 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil is at least 60°F.
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before your average last frost date.