Celosia Seeds - Forest Fire

Celosia Seeds - Forest Fire

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $23.09
1/4 Pound $57.79 ($14.44/ounce) 37% Savings
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  • Crimson foliage and scarlet plumes seem to set the garden ablaze
  • Annual, Fabulous ornamental flower
  • Large, long lasting, dramatic red blooms
  • Summer Blooming; Excellent for cut flowers
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 30 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant

About Celosia Seeds - Forest Fire

Celosia plumosa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Plumed Cockscomb, Silver Cockscomb

A common component of the cutting garden, as well as ornamental landscaping, this vibrant and eye-catching bloom is not one to pass up. As lovely and bright dried as it is fresh cut, Celosia Forest Fire produces an abundance of blooms on 30 Inch plants Summer into Fall.

Planting Information

Planting Celosia Seeds - Forest Fire

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 10 inches
Plant Height 30 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 Days
View our Celosia Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 1,097 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 38,900 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 155,600 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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