Oct 22, 2017  Week: 42
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First Flame Scarlet Celosia

New variety!
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Scientific Name : Celosia plumosa

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

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.

Model for the series features outstanding, bright colour and great habit – fits well with Red and Yellow. Colour holds very well in sun/high light levels.

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