Celosia Seeds - Scarlet Plume

Celosia Seeds - Scarlet Plume

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Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $23.09 ($23.09/ounce)
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  • Blood red plumes known as some of the best ornamental landscaping plants
  • Annual, fantastic decoration flower
  • Large, long lasting, flashy 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 - Scarlet Plume

Celosia plumosa

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

Sending up tall plumes of vibrant red, it's easy to see how Scarlet Plume got its name. This lovely and easy to grow Celosia variety is a top choice for the cutting garden as well as ornamental landscape plantings. Best when direct sown, Celosia can tolerate partial shade but will really shine in full sun. Known to hold its color even after cutting and drying, Celosia Plumosa are one of the most versatile seeds we offer!

Planting Information

Planting Celosia Seeds - Scarlet Plume

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

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