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
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:Sun
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).Bloom 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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