Celosia Plants (Seasonal)
About Celosia Plants (Seasonal)
Celosia is an annual plant cultivated for its strange looking flowers that resemble roosters’ head, that’s why it is also called as cockscomb and cockscomb and feathery amaranth is cultivated for its spectacular inflorescent and showy colorful flowers.One of the reasons this plant is loved is that it's so easy to grow. You can enjoy success with celosia in just about any sunny spot, including container gardens, garden beds and borders, and landscaping.
There are a bunch of different varieties of celosia available, too, offering you plenty of options for designing your garden with it.Plume types have feathery flowers that look like flames or puffs of cotton candy and are particularly fun in container gardens for adding vertical appeal and texture and spicata types have interesting, wheat-like flowers. Most celosia varieties come in shades of red, pink, orange, and yellow.
Celosia is a classic bedding plant, meaning it looks best planted in groups in the ground where the color show can really be highlighted. The vibrant colors really put on a show when grown together making them great for a bed that’s viewed from the distance. And some varieties have bronze-colored foliage, too, making for an even better color contrast. The feathery types are more delicate, while the coral-shaped varieties look more like a brain, in a good way.