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James H. Schutte
CELOSIA argentea 'Amigo Mahogany Red'( Cristata Group, AMIGO SERIES)
The colorful "brainy" floral crests of crested cockscomb are commonly used in annual borders and containers and make great cut flowers. Cockscomb 'Amigo Mahogany Red' is a dwarf, bushy annual to short-lived perennial. The leaves are purple-red. The flower heads are huge, bracted clusters of scarlet - red. Plant these ornamentals in sites with full sun, and average, well drained soil. Their dried flower heads may be used in everlasting arrangements.
9 - 2
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
6"-8" / 15.2cm - 20.3cm
8"-10" / 20.3cm - 25.4cm
Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall, Late Fall
North America, Central America, South America, Middle Africa, Asia, Central Asia
Spring, Summer, Fall
Yellow, Red, Orange, Ivory
Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Mixed Border
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