Wheatstraw Celosia ‘Flamingo Feather’ Seeds

The lovely pink soft flower spikes have bases that turn silvery white as they mature.

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$2.95
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These colorful flowers add a charming vertical element to the flower border. The lovely pink soft flower spikes have bases that turn silvery white as they mature. Flamingo Feather forms multiple branches on each plant, and will bloom through fall. Excellent cut flowers for fresh or dried arrangements!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Celosia argentea var. spicata
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Magenta (Pink-Purple), Pale Pink, Pink, White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Burgundy, Herbaceous, Smooth-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 100