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Celosia argentea cristata Dwarf Mixed (Cockscomb) seeds

Celosia argentea cristata Dwarf Mixed (Cockscomb) seeds


Striking bedding plant with very unusual flowerheads in a mix of bold, bright colours.  Grows to only 25cm and is excellent for filling gaps in summer borders and for containers.  Will flower from mid summer right through to the first frosts.

Hardy Hardy Annual
Flowers: July to October
Height: 25cm
Position: Sun in well drained soil

Packet of 100 seeds



Sowing Instructions: Sow March to May onto a moist, free-draining seed compost and do not cover the seed.  Seal in a polythene bag and place on a bright windowsill or place in a propagator and maintain at 20 to 25C. Germination should take 14 to 21 days. 

Growing Instructions: Grow the seedlings on at 15-18C until established. then pot up individually into 9cm pots.  When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise plants to outdoor conditions, then plant out in a sunny spot.  Water as necessary never allowing the soil to dry out completely.

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