Amish Cockscomb, Celosia, 1570's Heirloom, Organic $3.45 $3.95
Seed Exchange - Given to SSE by longtime members Orral and Joan Craig who discovered it growing in an Amish garden near Arthur, Illinois. Native to the tropics and introduced to Europe in the 1570s. Fuzzy red flower heads resemble the comb of a rooster. Annual, 12" tall. Organic Annual Great cut flower or bedding plant Plants grow to 12 inches Fuzzy red flower heads 250 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried. Sow seed indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost Germination 7-10  days Plant 12-18 apart Full Sun to Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Flamingo Feather Celosia Flower, Organic $3.45 $3.75
Glossy, semi-dry, foxtail blooms with dreamy faint pink coloration. High Mowing Organic Seeds - An early producing celosia with pale blooms that are excellent for fresh and dried floral arrangements. Plants have long stems and fine leaves making for ease of harvest and processing. Plants are easy to grow and have incredible field holding quality.  (Celosia argentea spicata) Cut or dried flower 24-36" tall Annual Open-Pollinated 50 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average, well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried.  Direct Seed: 1/4" deep  Germination: 10-15 days  Thin: 8-10" apart  Light: Full Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
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Himalayan Celosia Flower, Organic $3.45 $3.95
We love this one! It’s on pre-order at the moment so get your orders in. The Seed Savers Exchange -(Celosia argentea spicata) Gorgeous, spiked, light-pink and deep-magenta plumes grow 3" high on full, branching plants that reach about 2' tall. Flowers have an excellent vase life, can either stand alone or fill out bouquets, and command attention in gardens and containers. Also known as wheat celosia and red fox, this variety attracts bees and other pollinators from mid-afternoon until dusk. Characteristics:  Organic  Annual  Great cut flavor or bedding plant  Plants grow to 24 inches  Pink to Magenta plums  New for 2023  Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average, well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried.  Direct Seed: 1/4" deep  Germination: 10-15 days  Thin: 8-10" apart  Light: Full Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Red Flame Celosia Flower, Organic $3.45 $3.75
Large, stunning velvety cockscomb blooms with a brilliant red flame coloration. High Mowing Organic Seeds - Plants are vigorous with compact, sturdy growth habit. 2-4" blooms rise from green, purplish leaves. Stems are strong and easily stripped of leaves at harvest. Flowers have an incredible vase life, lasting up to two weeks in water. Blooms can be dried for striking ornamental arrangements. Highly vigorous plants produce for a long harvest window and have great field holding quality. (Celosia argentea spicata) Cut or dried flowers Cockscomb shape 26-32" tall Annual Open-Pollinated 50 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average, well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried.  Direct Seed: 1/4" deep  Germination: 10-15 days  Thin: 8-10" apart  Light: Full Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Supercrest Mix Celosia Flower, Organic $3.45 $3.75
Unique assortment of shiny, fan shaped blooms with colors ranging from apricot, orange, cream and lemon to bright pink and purple. Each bloom is a distinctive work of art, with an individual texture, color and shape all its own. Flowers have an incredible vase life, lasting up to two weeks in water. Blooms are easily dried for ornamental arrangements and should be harvested before they begin to drop seeds. Plants thrive in hot, dry conditions and will produce a plethora of blooms, all season long. Cut or dried flowers Fan shape 36-48" tall Annual Open-Pollinated 50 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average, well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried.  Direct Seed: 1/4" deep  Germination: 10-15 days  Thin: 8-10" apart  Light: Full Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Ruby Parfait Celosia Flower, Organic $3.45 $3.95
Out of stock at the moment The Seed Savers Exchange - (Celosia argentea spicata) Gorgeous, spiked, light-pink and deep-magenta plumes grow 3" high on full, branching plants that reach about 2? tall. Flowers have an excellent vase life, can either stand alone or fill out bouquets, and command attention in gardens and containers. Also known as wheat celosia and red fox, this variety attracts bees and other pollinators from mid-afternoon until dusk. Characteristics:  Organic  Annual  Great cut flavor or bedding plant  Plants grow to 24 inches  Pink to Magenta plums  New for 2023  Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out into average, well-drained soil after the danger of frost has passed. Good cutting flower, fresh or dried.  Direct Seed: 1/4" deep  Germination: 10-15 days  Thin: 8-10" apart  Light: Full Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
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