Week 20 – May 18, 2021

Plant Information

Celway™ Purple Celosia

  • Celway™ Purple Celosia - Bloom
  • Celway™ Purple Celosia - Single Stem, White Background
  • Celway™ Purple Celosia - Mono Vase, White Background
  • Celway™ Purple Celosia - Grower Bunch
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Celosia spicata

Common Name: Cockscomb

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 40 - 48" (102 - 122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Medium tall height with strong stems and attractive flower forms and colours. Celway is an excellent component in bouquets with a long vase life; also suitable as a backyard cut flower.

Grower Information:

Planting density: 6 to 8 plants/ft.2 (64 to 80 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel; Purple, Terracotta and White are also suitable for field production

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 10 to 14 weeks

  • One central spiky plume is surrounded by several smaller spikes for a well-filled look.
  • Short, programmable production time.
  • Suitable for high-density production.
  • Strong stems with small top leaves allow for good sleeving and shippability.

Purple has great field production.

'CEL888975'
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