- Great cut flower or bedding plant
- Plants grow to 12 inches
- Fuzzy red flower heads
(Celosia cristata) Given to SSE by longtime members Orral and Joan Craig who discovered it growing in an Amish garden near Arthur, Illinois. Native to the tropics and introduced to Europe in the 1570s. Fuzzy red flower heads resemble the comb of a rooster. Annual, 12" tall.
Learn to Grow Amish Cockscomb
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-10 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-18” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried.
Ratings & Reviews
GORGEOUS AMISH COCKSCOMB PLANT!!!!
I bought these seeds not knowing what to expect but to my surprise this plant is GORGEOUS!!!!
Neon green leaves with neon pink flowers!!!!
What contrast!!! A beauty to anyone garden!
So Beautiful and eye-catching! Remained sturdy with transplanting indoor to outdoor. A large patch of these would look amazing.