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Celosia spicata , Amaranth Celosia

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Celosia spicata Purpurea

Celosia spicata

Amaranth Celosia
Family: Amaranthaceae
Origin: Tropical Americas, Africa, or Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Celosia spicata includes cultivars with slender, cylindrical pink or rose flowerheads which have a metallic sheen because the individual flowers are silvery-white at their bases. Celosia is an annual that is easily grown from seed. The dried flowerheads are excellent in dried arrangements where they retain their color and don't disintegrate all over the place.


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Celosia spicata , Amaranth Celosia

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Celosia spicata , Amaranth Celosia

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Celosia spicata , Amaranth Celosia

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Celosia spicata , Amaranth Celosia

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Celosia spicata - seeds

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