Celosia Flamingo Feather Grass | X 50 Seeds
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Common Name: Flamingo Feather Grass
Scientific Name: Celosia spicata
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: Pink + blush plumes, also known as 'Flamingo Feather' or 'Wheat Celosia'. To dry, cut and hang upside down in a dark cool place for 2-3 weeks.
Plant Height: 80cm
When: Spring + Summer
Sowing Depth + Method:
Transplant (recommended) 6-8 weeks before the last frost.
Light is required for germination; cover very lightly to hold seeds in place. Grow seedlings at 17-20°C. Harden off and transplant out after the last frost.
Direct seed - Only in locations with a long growing season.
Sow 3mm deep, after the last frost.
Pinching is recommended to encourage branching.
Low temperatures and less than 12 hours of light can cause premature flowering.
Bottom-water or mist lightly to avoid displacing seeds and soil.
Spacing: 40 cm apart
Position: Full Sun
Days until germination: 10-14 days @ 21-27°C
Number of Seeds: 50
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