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PlantFiles: Cockscomb (Cristata Group)
Celosia argentea var. cristata 'Bombay Orange'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Celosia (se-LO-see-uh) (Info)
Species: argentea var. cristata
Cultivar: Bombay Orange
Additional cultivar information: (BombayŽ series)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Good Fall Color

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cascade, Virginia



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