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Out of Season Cockscomb Mix

Cockscomb Mix

This exotic-looking, old-fashioned annual is a standout in the garden and floral displays. Its velvet-textured, very dense, rippling flower heads come in a mix of bright colors—and attract pollinators. Easy to dry and with a long vase life, it's a great annual for cutting. Blooms midsummer to late fall. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Grows 6-36" tall with a 6-12" spread. Annual. Celosia cristata

Like to decorate your home with fresh flower bouquets? Enjoy giving pretty cut flowers to friends? Grow annual flowers in your cutting garden. Cockscomb is one of our favorite annual flowers for the cutting garden. It's easy to grow, holds up well in a vase and is delightful in the garden and the home. When you purchase annual flowers from Spring Hill, they'll be delivered to you at the proper planting time. No more searching garden centers for hard-to-find annuals.

  • Zone 5 - 8 (-10° F.)
  • Height Standard- 22-25 ft Dwarf- 8-10 ft
  • Shade Required Sun

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  • Botanical Name: Malus Domestica
  • Height: Standard- 22-25 ft Dwarf- 8-10 ft
  • Spacing: 15' minimum
  • Depth: Graft or bud union should be just above the soil line. Look for plant depth indicator.
  • Sun/Shade: Sun
  • Pollinator: Goldrush, Enterprise, Redfree, WM pride
  • Blooms: Early to mid season
  • Fruit: Is a large 3 inch+, round maroon red with pronounced lenticles. Texture is firm and juicy. Flavor is complex sweet and aromatic.
  • Form: Spreading
  • Soil Requirements: Good well drained, deep soil that is reasonably fertile.
  • Growth Rate: Medium vigor
  • Comments: This is a complex hybrid that was introduced in France. It is annual cropping. Flavor is similar to bubble gum.

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