Cockscomb Orange Dwarf Celosia Cristata Nana Jessica is a tender, tropical perennial that is widely grown as an annual. Cockscomb Orange seeds can be started directly outdoors after the last frost, and Celosia Cristata Nana Orange is short-growing, crested variety of Celosia that has extremely showy, unique-shaped, wavy flower heads with bright orange, fused flower stalks.
Cockscomb Orange Dwarf is a virtually care-free plant that is very popular for edging, mass planting, container planting and window boxes. Celosia Cristata Nana Jessica seeds have to be kept moist until germination and the growing Cockscomb tolerates drought, heat and high humidity perfectly. Celosia is considered to be everlasting when it is used as a dried cut flower.
Height: 6 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Poor/Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.0
USDA Zones: 10-12 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Spring (2-4 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days