Cockscombs and Celosia

Cockscombs and Celosia
Beautiful fresh or dried, these varieties are easy to grow - thrive in hot and dry conditions. Seeds should be planted in warm conditions.

Giant Yellow Cockscomb
Old-fashioned giant cockscomb type grown for their unusual blooms which can be used in fresh or dried arrangements. The “combs” are a velvety yellow, and reach 8-10 inches across. Especially beautiful in groups cockscomb will bloom continuously during the second half of summer. Full sun. 25+ seeds
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Giant Red Cockscomb
(Celosia cristata) Old-fashioned giants grown for their unusual blooms which can be used in fresh or dried arrangements. The “combs” are a gorgeous red, and reach up to 10 inches in length. Especially beautiful in groups cockscomb will bloom continuously during the second half of summer. Mature seeds may be harvested from the base of the bloom. Most/full sun - 2-3 feet - Re-seeding annual - 50+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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Marbled Cockscomb
Celosia cristata Combs may be pure red, pure yellow (sometimes mixed on one plant) or mixed in surprising ways in one comb with varying degrees of marbling and streaking. Very fun to grow and dry! Seeds will be formed at the base of the combs. 25+ seeds/pack. Most/full sun. Annual.
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Giant Orange Cockscomb
(Celosia cristata) Old-fashioned giant cockscomb type grown for their unusual blooms which can be used in fresh or dried arrangements. The “combs” are a peachy orange, and reach 6-8 inches in length. Especially beautiful in groups cockscomb will bloom continuously during the second half of summer. Harvest seeds from base of combs. Full sun. 2-3 feet. 50+ seeds/pack
$2.59
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Amish Cockscomb
(Celosia cristata) For bright contrast along the border, this classic shorter cockscomb is an heirloom Amish type from Illinois. Grown in US gardens (brought from Europe) since the 1600s, Thomas Jefferson grew a variety similar to this in the 1700s. In the early 1900s gardeners started a trend - trying to grow the largest possible cockscomb bloom in the smallest possible pot! 12 inches. Full sun. Annual. 50+ seeds.
$2.59
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Flamingo Feather Celosia
(Celosia cristata) Flamingo Feather produces unusual blooms - each 6-12 inch bright pink flower stalk is actually made up of hundreds of teeny tiny flowers that are followed by teeny tiny individual seed pods that dry on the bottom of the stalk. Grown since the 1700s for their unique blooms, celosias add color from mid summer through first frost. Attractive fresh or dried. Most/full sun - 2 feet - Annual - 25+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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