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Celosia Cockscomb Dwarf Cristata Mixed Color - Flower Seeds

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Celosias (Celiosa spp.), commonly called cockscomb, feathered amaranth, woolflower and red fox, are warm-weather flowering plants that thrive in hot, humid Mediterranean areas. They are commonly grown as annuals but can survive winters

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About Celosia Cockscomb Dwarf Cristata Mixed Color

Cockscomb is an annual herb and is very common as a garden plant. The tightly clustered blooms are said to resemble a rooster s comb, thus the common name "cockscomb". Flower colors include red, yellow, orange, gold, and pink.

The celosias or cockscombs are erect, branching plants with oval or lance-shaped, brightly colored flowerheads which usually stand above the foliage. The Cristata cultivars a

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet40
Common Name Brain Celosia, woolflowers or cockscombs
Height Celosia grows one to one and a half feet tall and is spaced 10 to 12 inches apart
Flower Colour Yellow, Orange, Peach, Pink, Rani, Red
Bloom Time mostly grown as an annual.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • They are all easy to care for as long as their soil and sunlight requirements are met
  • Poorly draining planting sites can cause them to develop root rot
  • To test how quickly the soil drains, remove the top and bottom from a large coffee can, dig a 4-inch-deep hole in the soil, the same circumference as the can, and insert the can into the hole
  • Fill the can with water and check the water level after one hour
  • If the water level drops between 2 and 5 inches, the drainage is good
  • When the water level drops less than 2 inches, the drainage is poor
  • Perlite can be added along with soil amendments to improve the soil s drainage or you can plant celiosa in containers or raised beds
  • Celosia can be planted in the garden in the spring when temperatures will remain above 60 degrees Fahrenheit
  • They will be damaged if the temperature drops lower than that

Celosia Cockscomb Dwarf Cristata Mixed Color care

  • The plant perform best in big size containers (8inh or more) or plant them on ground
Sunlight The cockscomb flower requires full sun to do best. Celosia plants require a minimum of eight hours of direct sunlight.
Watering Keep the celosia flower s potting soil moist, but not wet. Water them as often as necessary to keep the soil consistently moist.
Soil Celosia plants require soil that drains quickly. Poorly draining planting sites can cause them to develop root rot. Celosias will grow in nutrient-poor, sandy soil but thrive and bloom more profusely in soil that contains high levels of organic matter. Soil pH levels between 6 and 6.5 are best. this flower can be grown as a perennial plant in container gardens. In other zones, the celosia flower is usually grown as an annual flower. Celosia species do not tolerate cold.
Temperature Celosia plants require a minimum of eight hours of direct sunlight and soil that drains quickly.
Fertilizer Fertilize the celosia flower once a month. These flowers thrive with a rich potting soil, so you may want to include compost or a fertilizer with a high amount of nitrogen.

Celosia Cockscomb Dwarf Cristata Mixed Color special feature

In south India, cockscombs are used extensively for the Onam "Pookkalam".

Celosia Cockscomb Dwarf Cristata Mixed Color uses

Ornamental Use:

  • In south India, cockscombs are used extensively for the Onam "Pookkalam"

Medicinal Use:

  • It is used as a treatment for intestinal worms (particularly tapeworm), blood diseases, mouth sores, eye problems
  • The seeds treat chest complaints and the flowers treat diarrhea
  • The leaves are used as dressings for boils and sores, and the boiled vegetables are said to be slightly diuretic

Culinary Use:

  • Some Celosia species are used for food

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color grow?

On average celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color grows Celosia grows one to one and a half feet tall and is spaced 10 to 12 inches apart

What color are celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color ?

A celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color plant bears flowers of color Yellow, Orange, Peach, Pink, Rani, Red

How hard is celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color to grow?

A celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color need?

A celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color prefers The cockscomb flower requires full sun to do best. Celosia plants require a minimum of eight hours of direct sunlight.

How much water does a celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color need?

A celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color prefers watering Keep the celosia flower s potting soil moist, but not wet. Water them as often as necessary to keep the soil consistently moist.

What kind of soil does a celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color need?

Celosia plants require soil that drains quickly. Poorly draining planting sites can cause them to develop root rot. Celosias will grow in nutrient-poor, sandy soil but thrive and bloom more profusely in soil that contains high levels of organic matter. Soil pH levels between 6 and 6.5 are best. this flower can be grown as a perennial plant in container gardens. In other zones, the celosia flower is usually grown as an annual flower. Celosia species do not tolerate cold.

What temperature does a celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color like?

Celosia plants require a minimum of eight hours of direct sunlight and soil that drains quickly.

How should I fertilize my celosia cockscomb dwarf cristata mixed color ?

Fertilize the celosia flower once a month. These flowers thrive with a rich potting soil, so you may want to include compost or a fertilizer with a high amount of nitrogen.

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