The Celosia Dragon’s Breath is a low-maintenance annual plant that will add an intense pop of color to your garden design. With bright red colored plumes, this plant will surely stun your neighbors. The plumes from this plant are also wonderful to add to dried flower bouquets and seasonal decorations.
Originally from Nepal and India, this beautiful plant is a common sight in gardens everywhere. It is often referred to as “Plume Celosia,” “Feathered Amaranth,” or “Plumd Cockscomb.” You can grow this plant annually or as a perennial if you live in the right climate.
Celosia Plumosa grows unique cone-like blooms that are known as plumes. They are feathery and soft to the touch. These blooms grow 4-10 inches (10-25 cm) long, depending on the size and age of your plant. If you keep Celosias in your garden, be ready to welcome butterflies and pollinators into your garden!