Celosia argentea var. plumosa 'New Look'

Feather Celosia

Tips for Homeowners:

No deadheading needed because the flowers and foliage grow over the older growth.  Best to provide full sun and moist, but well-drained, loose soil.

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This beauty combines colorful foliage with bright red flower plumes to highlight the indoors with fresh cut flowers or outside where the constant color can be enjoyed.

  • Large deep red plumes
  • Tolerates heat, rain and wind
  • Great cut flower both fresh and dried

Plant in containers either alone or combined with other annuals.  Also can be used as edging or in the cut flower garden.

Height: 10-24 in
Spread: 8-10 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Red

Interesting Notes about Feather Celosia:

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 award winning plant not only thrives in summer heat, but will endure rainy conditions as well.  It is easy to grow and easy to use it anywhere where color is needed.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Rock Garden
  • Border or Bed
  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Garden
  • Container
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Blooms all Season
  • Great Foliage
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Award Winning
  • Heat Tolerant

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds
  • Attracts Songbirds


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water