Celosia Nana Glitters Orange Celosia Plumosa is an annual plant of tropical origin. Other common names of this plant are Plumed Cockscomb, Woolflower and Plume Plant, and the Celosia can be easily grown from seeds. Nana Glitters Orange Celosia is a dwarf variety that grows only 6 inches tall, and produces feathery, plume-like heads of bright orange flowers that bloom throughout summer and into fall creating a dazzling display of orange color in a garden.
Celosia Nana Glitters Orange looks excellent in sunny borders and mass planting. Plumed Cockscomb is a valuable addition to cutting gardens and can be grown in containers also. Celosia Plumosa seeds have to be kept moist until germination, and Celosia likes to grow in hot, humid climates preferring full sun and rich, moist but well-drained soil. Celosia Nana Glitters makes a fantastic dried or fresh cut flower.
Height: 6 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Soil Type: Rich/Poor/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7.8
USDA Zones: 10-12 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 10-15 Days