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Week 8 – February 22, 2024

Plant Information

Neo™ Rose Celosia

  • Neo™ Rose Celosia - Bloom
  • Neo™ Rose Celosia - Cutflower
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Celosia cristata

Common Name: Cockscomb

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Height: 28 - 40" (71 - 102cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Large flowers with thick combs show off unique colors. Smaller leaf habit makes it easier to work with when using in bouquets and arrangements.  

Grower Information:

Grow Your Margin, Grow Your Sales
With Neo, you can grow over a longer period through the year…yield more usable stems from every ft2/m2…ship out better-quality C. cristata…and give florists a product that’s easier to arrange and easier to sell.

Planting density: 6 to 8 plants/ft2 (65 to 86 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse
Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 12 weeks

  • Less long day sensitive, making it easier to produce over a longer period during the year for most growers.
  • Features unique colours and a much better leaf habit.
  • Produces larger flowers with a thicker comb than Bombay.
  • Easier to work with for bouquets or flower arrangements due to smaller leaves.

Tallest of the series. More rose color, bigger flower heads, lighter green stems and slower to flower than Neo Pink. 9-13 weeks transplant to finish.


Protection Information: EU PBR43693; UK PBR43693

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