Pampus Plume - Celosia Seeds


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A must-have bouquet filler! Heavy producer of large, soft, feathery plumes in scarlet, orange, bright yellow, pink, cream. Multi-branching plants produce 10–14 stems each. Also known as Prince of Wales feather, and prince feather. 100 mg ~ 100 seeds.

Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-75°F. Cover soil very lightly as seeds require light to germinate. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. Or, plant seeds directly in the garden after average last frost date.

Scientific Name: Celosia argentea plumosa
Days to Maturity: 90-100
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 6-12"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 16-48"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Madelon Ruden (Three Rivers, US)
Cleosia seeds

I started the seeds shortly after they arrived. They are doing. Quite well. Not everyone came up, but they still could. I'm pleased. Can't wait to see them in a vase.

Thank you for your review, Madelon! We're happy to hear you're pleased with the results of your Celosia Seed purchase. These require light to germinate so covering them very lightly with soil is recommended for the best germination. We hope you'll enjoy seeing them in a vase soon. Thanks again for choosing our seed.

Nick Constantino (Water Mill, US)
No seed germinated

I've been an organic gardener for a long time and have grown just about everything.
I find it hard to believe the seed was bad so I can only assume I did something wrong.

Hi Nick, We are so sorry you had a hard time germinating these seeds. Celosia germinate best when the soil temperature is between 70-80 degrees F and also require light for successful germination. Our seeds are tested to ensure germination exceeds industry standards. We’ll be in touch soon to see how we can help. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

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