Cockscomb (Pampass Plume) – Celosia Argentea Plumosa

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Perfect for a hot sunny border, Celosia also known as “cockscomb” produces masses of soft, feathery, erect 15-30 cm” long plumes in scarlet, orange, bright yellow, pink, cream on multi-branching plants.

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COCKSCOMB (PAMPASS PLUME) – CELOSIA ARGENTEA PLUMOSA 

COCKSCOMB (PAMPASS PLUME) – CELOSIA ARGENTEA PLUMOSA. Perfect for a hot sunny border, Celosia also known as “cockscomb” produces masses of soft, feathery, erect 15-30 cm” long plumes in scarlet, orange, bright yellow, pink, cream on multi-branching plants. Excellent for cutting.  Plant Height 60-70cm.  Thrive best in full sun in a rich soil with plenty of organic matter.

Cultivation Advice COCKSCOMB (PAMPASS PLUME) – CELOSIA ARGENTEA PLUMOSA 

  • For early bloom, start indoors in a sunny window, or under cover with warmth 4-6 weeks before transplanting outdoors.  Planting depth 1/4 to 1/2 inch.
  • Thin and transplant when large enough to handle, growing on and acclimatising outside after all danger of frost has passed.
  • Protect from slugs and snails whilst young.