Plumed Cockscomb
Celosia Plumosa Grp.
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 5 days
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Amaranthaceae
Other scientific names Celosia argentea

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • orange
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • purple
  • red
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    7
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    8
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    9
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Leaf color
  • green