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Twisted Red Cockscomb Celosia cristata

Exposure
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Fall
Mature Size
20" 14"
Height
16" - 20"
Spread
12" - 14"
  • Details

    Features

    Heat Tolerant

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    16 - 20 Inches
    Spacing: 
    8 - 12 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 14 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Bloom Time: 
    Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Great in landscapes and containers.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    easy care

    Twisted Red Celosia cristata ''Twisted'' USPP 25,285
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    • 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!

      Guy Richardson
      , Prince Edward Island
      , Canada
      , 1 year ago
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