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Cockscomb, Plume Plant, Feathered Amaranth (Plumosa Group)
Celosia argentea var. plumosa 'Fresh Look Gold'

Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Celosia (se-LO-see-uh) (Info)
Species: argentea var. plumosa
Cultivar: Fresh Look Gold

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 1, 2009, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

The Fresh Look Celosia got their name from looking as "fresh" at the end of their flower cycle as when first planted. The colorful plumes do not fade with time.

This beautiful central plume is 4-4.5 inches long and 2-3 inches wide. From seed to flower is 110 days.

The Celosia Fresh Look Gold was a 2007 AAS Winner.