The Intenz Celosia plant displays beautiful plumes of violet flowers, which happily rises from its foliage. The leaves are green and pointy, and they retain their lovely color throughout the growing season. They are an excellent choice for flower arrangements, and make beautiful filler plants when designing “spiller-thriller-filler” container combinations!
Celosia adapts well to different soil types. Obviously, it will thrive and bloom more profusely in soil that contains high levels of organic matter. It can also be propagated by cuttings. This plant will require occasional maintenance, especially to keep it plump, bushy, and full of flowers. For those that love to have butterflies in their landscape, this plant is a good choice for attracting them to your yard!
- Height: 12″
- Spacing: 18-22″ apart
- USDA Zones: 10-11
- Soil Moisture: Moderately moist soil; water when surface is dry.
- Light: 8+ hours of sun
- Fertilization: Most of the time it is not needed.
Just remember that there is a flower for every type of garden, whether you have wet or dry soil, or you have direct sun or shade. If you are not sure whether the Intenz Celosia is a good choice for your location, you might consider researching other flower choices mentioned in this sponsored link, The Flower Book: Let the Beauty of Each Bloom Speak for Itself.
The Intenz Celosia plant is an annual, and loves to give abundant flowers. It is very easy to care for. If you have a sunny spot in your garden, this is a plant that will reward you with vibrant color and meandering butterflies. Let the happiness begin!