Celosia argentea var. plumosa 'Hi-Z'

Feather Celosia

Tips for Homeowners:

Best to provide full sun and moist, but well-drained, loose soil.

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The hot pink flower spikes and the variegated green and purple foliage are constant throughout the season, even in the heat of the summer.

  • Attracts beneficial insects and birds
  • Excellent cut flower
  • Beautiful flowers and foliage

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

Height: 24-46 in
Spread: 18-26 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Purple

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. Stems, on this plume type, are long and strong making it easier to harvest the flowers for cutting. The stems and flowers will regrow if cut early enough in the season and are especially good to dry for dried flower arrangements.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Border or Bed
  • Fast Growing
  • Blooms all Season
  • Great Foliage
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Heat Tolerant

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Purple


  • Full Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water