Plant Information

First Flame Mixture Celosia

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Celosia plumosa

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width: 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This excellent border plant shows off bright colors for your garden.

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: 8 to 10 weeks

  • Excellent, brightly coloured Summer crop finishes 10 to 14 days earlier than competing varieties to reduce production costs. 
  • Branches like a regular C. plumosa to produce full blooms. 
  • Uniform across all colours for a fuller look in containers. 
  • Ideal for Asian and southern markets. 
  • Makes great border plants; also good in containers.

Shows off three bright colours: Red, Yellow and NEW Scarlet.

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