Denver Plants

Common name: "Flamingo Feather" 
Latin name:
Celosia spictata 'Flamingo Feather'

Celosia spictata Flaming Feather Image
Class: Annual
Growth habit:
Upright clump

Max height:
24" - 30"
Spread: 12" - 14"

Flowers: Late spring - First frost

Available cultivars: 1

Origin: Hybrid
Water: Pictured: Celosia 'Flamingo Feather'
Cultivation: "Flamingo Feather" is a tall upright Celosia with soft feathery foxtail like plumes held high above the plant. The flowers will emerge late spring and last the entire season. Flamingo Feather can be grown in beds or in large patio pots. The flowers dry well for use in dried flower arrangements.

Plant in full sun in well drained soil either in containers or beds in a sheltered location. Tolerates heat quite well. Celosia is quite sensitive to cold... so don't plant them outdoors until your sure that danger of frost has passed.

Potential pests ~ diseases:
Root rot if kept to wet.

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