Celosia cristata, Cockscomb or 鸡冠花 Jīguān huā, Wine Red Cockscomb (1m)
The common name “cockscomb” is used as the flower looks like the crown on a rooster’s (cock) head.
In Chinese culture, 鸡 Jī, which means rooster, is an auspicious animal. The Chinese believe that the rooster can ward off evil spirits as it crows at the break of dawn.
Furthermore, the word rooster, 鸡Jī, rhymes with the word luck, 吉 Jí, in Chinese. Thus, making it a traditional favourite for the Chinese New Year season and used as ornamental plants displays.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Water: Water when the soil feels dry to the touch, do not over-water.
Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling solid fertiliser over the soil.
Plant Size: Approx. 80-100cm (vary in sizes)
Rootball Size: 26cmØ x 22cmH
Pot Type: Plant comes in a brown plastic landscape pot (with drainage holes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.