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Celosia Dragon's Breath

Celosia argentea 'Dragons Breath'

Celosia Dragons Breath is the best-selling celosia on the market today. Reddish-green foliage highlights the red plume-like flowers.

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Dragons Breath Celosia Plants for Sale Online

Customers cannot get enough of the unique green-red foliage and blazing-red, long-lasting flowers of Dragon’s Breath Red Celosia. Dragon’s Breath Celosia exhibits even more red foliage and flowers under adverse garden conditions like heat, humidity, and infrequent watering.

Not only does Celosia Dragon’s Breath brighten up the garden, but it also makes an unusual and interesting cut flower. Pair these deep-red, feathery blooms with marigolds and ornamental grasses for the perfect fall arrangement.


Hardiness Zone: 10-11
Mature Height: 18 to 24 Inches
Mature Width: 16 to 18 Inches
Classification: Annual
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Habit: Upright
Flower Color: Red
Foliage: Reddish-green
Soil Condition: well-draining, moist
Water Requirements: Likes to stay slightly moist
Uses: mass planting, container planting
Growzone: 10 Celosia Dragon's Breath Hardiness Zone

How to Care for Celosia Dragon's Breath

Before you buy Dragons Breath Celosia, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving!

How Do I Water Dragons Breath Celosia?

How Do I Water Dragons Breath Celosia?

Dragons Breath Celosia requires evenly moist well-drained soil to thrive. However, it is important not to overwater because if they sit in standing water, they will die. A regular watering schedule will be the most beneficial for the plant's success. We recommend watering at the base of the plant to keep their foliage dry and to prevent any leaf spot or diseases.

What Type Of Fertilizer Does Dragons Breath Celosia Require?

What Type Of Fertilizer Does Dragons Breath Celosia Require?

To keep your Dragons Breath Celosia in its best shape, we recommend feeding them every 10 days in the summer. Any liquid fertilizer that has been diluted slightly will work perfectly. This will ensure your plant's flowers will bloom to their best potential. Avoid fertilizing in the fall and winter time to minimize the risk of any plant damage.

What is The Best Soil for Dragons Breath Celosia?

What is The Best Soil for Dragons Breath Celosia?

Dragons Breath Celosia requires rich, well-draining soil. It is not particular to a specific pH and can tolerate urban polluted locations. The well-draining soil will help avoid any possibility of root rot, a disease this plant is susceptible to. However, this plant does require its soil to be moist at all times. It is a tricky but important balance for your plant to get enough water and have its soil be moist without overwatering at the same time.

How Much Sun Do Dragons Breath Celosia Plants Need?

How Much Sun Do Dragons Breath Celosia Plants Need?

Dragons Breath Celosia prefers a sunny location that receives a sunlight each day. Even though they can survive in part sun, they do their best when given full sun. If you are planting this annual in a garden, place it in a location that can be mostly shaded throughout the day. If you are using it in a container outside, make sure you place it in a location that does not get lots of direct sunlight. This will avoid any risk of burning the leaves or causing any other damage.


Frequently Asked questions

Are Dragons Breath Celosia poisonous to pets?


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