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Feather Amaranth
Scientific Name: Celosia cristata L.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Feather Amaranth (Celosia cristata)
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Celosia cristata 'Kimono Mix'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Growth Habits: Annual, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds

Celosia are separated in 2 groups depending on the arrangement of their flowers: Crested Cockscomb and Feather Amaranth.
Feather Amaranth (Celosia cristata)

Feather Amaranth (Celosia cristata)

Cultural Practices:
Sow indoor 8 weeks before the planting date. The seeds generally germinate in less than a week. Water with warm water. Plant 8 inches apart (20 cm) after the soil has warmed up (May in Phoenix).

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