Celosia argentea var. spicata 'Asian Garden'

Flamingo Feather

Tips for Homeowners:

Best to provide full sun and moist, but well-drained, loose soil. If a shorter more bushy plant is desired, pinch the stems back when plant reaches one foot.

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This All-America Selections winner will provide loads of flowers early and continuously all season.

  • Unique pink flowers all season
  • Purple-tinted foliage turns dark in fall
  • Great for fresh flower arrangements

This is an excellent addition to the cut flower garden or where color is needed in the landscape.

Height: 30-40 in
Spread: 12-15 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Pink, Rose

Interesting Notes about Flamingo Feather:

Celosia varieties provide a multitude of flower types to include the crested, plume or spicata types and all of them are very easy to grow in containers, gardens or borders.  This variety is a very tall spicata type that produces flowers all season and does it in spite of the heat and periods of drought.


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Blooms all Season
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Award Winning
  • Low Maintenance
  • Garden
  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • No Deadheading

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water