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Cockscomb

Celosia argentea

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

15cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Cockscomb Overview

This is an upright half-hardy annual which will grow to a height of 60cm. It is ideal for cut flowers and will bear upright showy blossoms, The spikes of flowers will burst in a variety of colours reds, yellows, purples, yellow, orange and pinks.

Common problems with Cockscomb

How to propagate Cockscomb

Seed

You can propagate by seeds which are sown under glass in the spring.

Other uses of Cockscomb

Houseplant, ornamental, cutting bed, edging, dried arrangements