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Botanical name: Celosia caracas
Other names: Cockscomb, Prince of Wales' feathers
Species: C. caracas - C. caracas is a half-hardy annual. It has mid-green, ovate leaves and in summer, bears purple-pink flowers in fluffy spikes on leafy stems.
Celosia caracas is: Deciduous
Flower: Purplish-pink in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Summer
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Celosia caracas (Cockscomb) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Indoor
Cultivation: Plant in rich, free-draining soil in a sunny position.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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