Oval Background

Celosia Argentea

Botanical Name:

Celosia argentea

Gallery
Download the App
How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annual, Erect annual herb, 0.4–2 m. tall, simple or much branched with the branches ascending.

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Terminal, spicate cymes, heavily bracteated, fasciated, cristate, of carentoid pigments of bold red to yellow.

Fruit

Capsule ovoid or subglobose, 3–4 mm. long.

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Amaranthaceae

Genus

Celosia

Preload 404