Dec 12, 2018  Week: 50

First Flame™ Purple Celosia

2019 New Variety!
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Scientific Name : Celosia plumosa

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

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Coated.
PanAmerican Seed offers you two distinctive types of C. plumosa – our shorter Ice Cream series and mid-height First Flame series – to create a winning lineup that meets your bedding and landscape celosia needs.

Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 10 weeks

  • Excellent, brightly coloured Summer crop finishes 10 to 14 days earlier than competing varieties to reduce production costs. 
  • Branches like a regular C. plumosa to produce full blooms. 
  • Uniform across all colours for a fuller look in containers. 
  • Ideal for Asian and southern markets. 
  • Makes great border plants; also good in containers.

Unique colour to this type of celosia. About 1 week earlier to flower, with a thicker plume compared to First Flame Red, Yellow and Scarlet. Non-fading in high light/high heat.


Other First Flame™ Varieties
First Flame™ Mixture Celosia First Flame™ Scarlet Celosia First Flame™ Red Celosia First Flame™ Yellow Celosia