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Last Updated: 23rd Jul 2024

Are celosia indoor or outdoor plants?

This growing and planting guide will show you how to grow celosia. It is simple to grow celosia. Its beautiful flowers are a great addition to any garden. You can also grow it indoors as a houseplant. Celosia is also known as feathery amaranth and cockscomb. It's cultivated for its showy, colorful and spectacularly inflorescent flowers.



Is celosia considered an outdoor plant?

celosia is suitable for growing outside in full sunlight to partial shade. It can be found in USDA Hardiness Zones 2-10. It can be grown as a houseplant or a perennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 9 and 10.

Do celosia plants also come back every year? Celosia flowers can be bloomed from June to frost. Fall deadheading is unnecessary, since the plant will not bloom again. Celosia can be grown as an annual in Zones 10-12.

How do you keep your celosia thriving?

  1. Fertilization. Fertilize celosia once per month with liquid fertilizer.
  2. Humidity. Although the plant can grow well in containers, indoor air is too dry to allow it to thrive in homes.
  3. Keep it warm. Celosia, a tropical plant, loves a warm and humid climate.
  4. Get full sun.
  5. Mulch.
  6. Deadhead Flowers
  7. Pay attention to pests

How often do celosia plants need to be watered?

Celosia should be watered three to four times per week to prevent the soil drying out completely. Watering in fall should be reduced to twice per week and winter to once per week. Do not allow soil to become too wet or it will cause the plant to rot and death.