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Botanical Name: Celosia argentea
Common Name(s): Celosia, cock's comb
Fast-growing, brilliantly coloured bedding plants for summer. Flowerheads are plumed or crested; colours range from red to yellow. Sow in trays during summer in an area that enjoys full sun. Space seedlings 200mm apart. They should start to flower after about 12 weeks.
Family: – Amaranthaceae
Botanical Pronunciation: sel-O-see-a ar-JEN-tee-a
Flowerheads are plumed or crested; colours range from red to yellow.
The foliage is blue-green, shiny/glossy-textured.