$ 3.25 USD
(Celosia cristata) 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
Grow in sun to partial shade. Germination 7-10 days. Plant outdoors 12-18" apart.