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Century Pink Celosia
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Celosia are sturdy and easy to grow, love the heat, and behave a bit like ornamental grass with their spire-like blooms and tendency to catch the afternoon light and make everything look magical. They also make great dried flowers.
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  • SHIPSBeginning the first week of March, or after your last frost date. If you want your plants earlier, (because you’re a risk-taker or have a greenhouse, for example), just email us and we’re happy to accommodate

  • ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (annual, zones 2-11)

  • INCLUDES3 plants, each in a 2.5" diameter pot

  • Botanical NameCelosia argentea
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Description

Have you been thinking that you need a bunch of vibrant hot pink fluffy tufts of joy in your garden? Well, Century Pink Celosia is here to help. It looks like it might be more pet than plant, grows easy and without fuss, and will absolutely compliment every other plant in your display. Includes 3 young plants.


  • SUN Full sun, or part shade
  • HEIGHT 2ft when full grown
  • SPACING 9" between plants
  • CLIMATE Heat loving
  • DEER Deer resistant
  • KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
  • WATER Drought tolerant
  • INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside.

How to Plant

Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Fill a little bit of the loose dirt back into the hole and tuck your plant in so the base of the stem is even with the top of the hole. Now fill in the rest of the soil around the roots, give the soft ground around the base of your new plant friend a few solid pats to compress the soil onto the roots, and a long, gentle drink of water.

Where to Plant

Find a place that gets a decent amount of sun, in well draining soil.

When to Plant

Avoid the heat of the day when planting — plant in the early morning, late afternoon, or by the light of the moon. Plant outside after your average last frost in the spring.

When to Expect Blooms

All summer long.

Care Instructions

Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Pick blooms to encourage more. 

Extra Credit

Celosia leaves are edible and taste a bit like spinach.

Century Pink Celosia

$24.00 $0.00 ( / )