Cockscomb Yellow Dwarf Celosia Cristata Nana Jessica is a perennial native to tropics, but this pant is grown as an annual in most climate zones. Cockscomb Yellow seeds have to be covered with soil for the best germination, and Celosia Cristata Nana Yellow is very compact, short variety of Celosia that features vibrant yellow, crested flower heads with exotic, cocks-comb shaped flowers. Cockscomb's blooms can last up to eight weeks.
Cockscomb Yellow Dwarf is an ideal plant for sunny flower beds, borders, rock gardens, and Celosia looks fantastic growing in window boxes and containers. Celosia Cristata seeds can be started indoors in pots, and the established Celosia prefers a sunny location thriving in hot weather. Cockscomb makes a fantastic long-lasting fresh cut or dried flower for floral arrangements.
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