‘Xantippe’ spike celosia (Celosia argentea var. spicata or C. spicata) plants have a dense, bushy habit, with silvery pink spikes at the tip of each stem. Reaching 24 to 30 inches tall, they look terrific near the front to middle of a border, along a path, as a low annual “hedge,” or in a mixed container planting. ‘Xantippe’ works well as a cut or dried flower for bouquets and arrangements too. Full sun. Annual.
Harvested starting in early July 2021. At least 25 seeds.
Please read the germination information as well before ordering.