Celosia 'Prestige Scarlet'
1997 AAS Flower Award Winner

Deep scarlet combs cover entire plant over a prolonged period.  Highly recommended for bedding purposes. Very vigorous grower is easy to cultivate.  Heat tolerant, carefree plants reach 15 to 20 inches in full sun. Good cut flower too.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Flower Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Celosia
Variety Name: 'Prestige Scarlet'
Genus: Celosia
Species: cristata
Year: 1997
Common Name: Cockscomb celosia
Type: Flowers from Seed
Breeder: Sakata Seed
Close Market Comparison: 'Toreador Red'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Upright
Plant Height: Medium: 10" to 24"
Garden Spacing: 18 inches
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Color: Scarlet
Bloom Color Pattern: Solid
Bloom Size: Combs are 3.5 inches wide
Fragrance: None
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Medium Height Divider: YES
Cut Flower: YES

How to Grow

 Ensure all danger of frost is over before planting seed or transplanting outdoors..

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