Amish Cockscomb

Celosia cristata | SKU: 0834A SLDOUT
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Amish Cockscomb - SOLD OUT 2022

  • Organic
  • Annual
  • Great cut flower or bedding plant
  • Plants grow to 12 inches
  • Fuzzy red flower heads

Amish Cockscomb - SOLD OUT 2022

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(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.

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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.