Celosia Nana Glitters Salmon Celosia Plumosa is a tropical perennial that is usually grown as an annual. It is easy to germinate Celosia seeds, and this plant is also called Plumed Cockscomb, Woolflower and Plume Plant. Celosia Nana Glitters Salmon is a charming, compact version of larger varieties that produces erected, feathery, plume-like spikes of flowers that are delicate salmon in color. Celosia Plumosa starts to bloom in summer, and a bloom period can last as long as eight weeks providing providing continuous color for a garden.
Celosia Nana Glitters Salmon is often grown as a border plant, and this flower looks magnificent in mass planting. Celosia plant is also suitable for planting in containers, baskets, and window boxes. Celosia Plumosa seeds can be started directly outdoors in spring. Plumed Cockscomb tolerates heat and drought and likes to grow in full sun and rich or average moist, well drained soil; however, this plant is very adaptable, so partial shade and poor, dry soil is not a problem. Celosia Plumosa is a fantastic houseplant and great cut flower for fresh or dried arrangements.
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