Chief Red Flame Celosia Seeds Organic, Celosia argentea var. cristata

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30 seeds

Celosias have been loved and grown by American gardeners since the 1700s, and ‘Red Flame’ doesn’t disappoint. Its compact, uniform, “cockscomb” flower heads are made up of hundreds of tiny flowers arranged in tight waves, and are very long lasting in the garden or a vase. Like a moth to a flame, ‘Red Flame’ calls in pollinators to its prolific blooms from summer until frost, and songbirds will follow, enjoying the seeds in fall and winter.

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30 seeds

Celosias have been loved and grown by American gardeners since the 1700s, and ‘Red Flame’ doesn’t disappoint. Its compact, uniform, “cockscomb” flower heads are made up of hundreds of tiny flowers arranged in tight waves, and are very long lasting in the garden or a vase. Like a moth to a flame, ‘Red Flame’ calls in pollinators to its prolific blooms from summer until frost, and songbirds will follow, enjoying the seeds in fall and winter.

Botanical Name: Celosia argentea var. cristata

Family: Amaranthaceae

Native: Exact origin unknown, possibly India

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial, hardy in USDA zones 10 and warmer.

Plant Dimensions: 16″–30″ tall and about 8″ wide

Variety Information: 2″–7″, red, globe-shaped flowers.

Bloom Period: Blooms about 70 days from germination, summer into fall and possibly until frost.

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: Within 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 7–14 Days

Seed Depth: Surface to ⅛”

Seed Spacing: A pinch of seeds every 8″

Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 8″

Harvesting: For cut or dried flowers, pick when the plumes are the right size for your purpose but before they go to seed. Flowers can last up to 2 weeks in a vase. If drying, hang flowers upside down for a couple of weeks until stems are stiff and dry.

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