Plant Information

Ice Cream Salmon Celosia

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Celosia plumosa

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer, Late Spring

Plant Habit: Columnar, Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12" (30cm)

Height: 12" (30cm)

Width: 10" (25cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Enjoy large flower plumes in striking colors in your patio planters and garden beds.

Grower Information:

PanAmerican Seed offers you two distinctive types of C. plumosa – our shorter Ice Cream series and mid-height First Flame series – to create a winning lineup that meets your bedding and landscape celosia needs.

Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: Packs, 8 to 10 weeks; 4 to 5-in./10 to 13-cm pots, 9 to 12 weeks

  • Heat-resistant, long-lasting series stands tough when temperatures rise – Ice Cream won’t melt in the sun! 
  • Early, compact and well-branched plants are stunning in patio planters and gardens. 
  • Produces large, tight flower heads in strong colours for striking sales appeal. 
  • Versatile – great for bench-run pack and small pot programs.

Clear salmon colour on a very good plant habit – one of the models for the Ice Cream series. Good colour for mixes.

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