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PlantFiles: Cockscomb, Plume Plant, Feathered Amaranth (Plumosa Group)
Celosia argentea var. plumosa 'Pampas Plume'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Celosia (se-LO-see-uh) (Info)
Species: argentea var. plumosa
Cultivar: Pampas Plume

Synonym:Celosia plumosa

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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:
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Chartreuse/Yellow
Veined
Pink

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

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive SW_gardener On Aug 11, 2009, SW_gardener from (Zone 6a) wrote:

Easy to grow from spring sown seed. Blooms in the later part of summer.

Regional...

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

Pensacola, Florida
Las Vegas, Nevada
Jamestown, Ohio
Painesville, Ohio



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