Celosia ‘Sylphid’ (Celosia argentea plumosa)
Sylphid carries long plumes of lime green flowers from January until frosts. A terrific cut flower it also makes a good border plant. It grows 60 to 80cm tall by 50cm wide. Plant seed under cover in early September and put into permanent position in November.
When to sow: Early spring under cover or late spring in situ
Where to sow: In seed trays, pots or direct sow
Depth to sow: 3 to 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 30c to 50m
Directions: Plant seed under cover early to mid spring and plant out in a permanent spot 6 to 8 weeks later or direct sow when frost danger is over.
Packet 20 seeds