top of page
Annual with soft feathery plumes that can be enjoyed in the garden or as a cut flower.  Surface sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost and pot up to larger container when first true leaves appear.  Harden off and transplant outside when danger of frost has passed.  Can also direct seed 1/8" deep after last frost; thin to 6-12" apart.  Prefers sun, moist fertile soil.  Attracts pollinators.  Often self seeds.

Celosia plumosa, Plume Pampas (red)

bottom of page