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Ideal for Drying and Crafts

Ideal for Drying and Crafts

Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Ruby Parfait
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Ruby ParfaitCelosia Seed

1901

Product ID: 1901

Productive bouquet filler or accent flower.

Dark rose, arrow-shaped plumes. 2-3" textural flower spikes on full, branching plants can stand alone in a bouquet, be used as filler, or make a grand statement in the flower garden. A sweet and sturdy addition to boutonnieres. Excellent vase life. Also known as wheat celosia, and red fox. Ht. 24-26". Avg. 35,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1901Packet  $3.95 
1901100 Seeds  $11.20 
1901250 Seeds  $20.95 
1901500 Seeds  $37.30 
19011,000 Seeds  $68.55 
19015,000 Seeds  $294.95 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-95

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Ideal for Drying and Crafts   Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets  

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Growing Information

Celosia

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 8-14 days at 70-80°F (21-27°C).

SOWING: Pinching is not necessary for all species of Celosia, but is still recommended to increase branching (the number of stems and flower produced) and uniform flower size. Pinching is highly recommended for C. cristata and C. plumosa.
Transplant: Sow 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Do not cover as light is required for germination. Bottom water or mist lightly to avoid covering the seeds with displaced soil. Grow seedlings at 63-68°F (17-20°C). Transplant to cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outside when the danger of frost has passed. Low temperatures and less than 12 hours of light can cause premature flowering.
Direct seed: Direct seed only in locations with a long growing season. Sow seeds 4" apart, 1/8" deep after the danger of frost has passed. Thin to 6-12" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained, moist, fertile soil high in organic matter.

PLANT SPACING: 6-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when flowers are fully developed.
Dried: Remove foliage and hang to dry.

USES: Excellent cut flower, fresh or dried. Borders, beds, and containers.


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