A wonderful and unusual looking annual here that not only exceeded expectations, but is a head turner in our front yard as no one has seen it here ! No pest problems and easy to grow. Applied a slow release general purpose fertilizer and watered when needed. I'll get them again next year!
Twisted Red Cockscomb Celosia cristata
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
- Early Spring
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:16 - 20 InchesSpacing:8 - 12 InchesSpread:12 - 14 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunBloom Time:SummerBloom Time:SpringBloom Time:Mid FallHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great in landscapes and containers.Maintenance Notes:
easy careTwisted Red Celosia cristata ''Twisted'' USPP 25,285
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