May 29, 2017  Week: 22
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Celosia Dracula

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Scientific Name : Celosia cristata

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height : 8 - 16" (20 - 41cm)

Width : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Coated.

Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeks
  • First-of-its-kind novelty celosia shows one big flower atop the plant. 
  • In the greenhouse, flower is red and foliage is green with some red. Outdoors, foliage is darker and more purple-toned and flower is darker purple. 
  • Unusual shape and eye-catching colour add drama to landscapes, gardens and containers. 
  • Good mid-height border plant.
  • NOTE: Shorter growth in high light.