Celosia ‘Cramers’ Amazon’
Years Trialed: 1997
Beautiful color and foliage (3); Long lasting cut-good stem length; Produced earlier than Purple Flamingo. It had a great vase life fresh. The color variation throughout the season was great. It dried so vibrant and shattered less than the other varieties. Produced over a longer period of time; Once it starts blooming, it does not quit. Millions of blooms. Good stems; The bicolor foliage was desirable in fresh arrangements. Foliage dried nicely.
Flowers late (3); Too tall..flowers not particularly striking; Small flower spikes with extremely thick and tall stems; Wheat celosias such as ‘Flamingo Feather’ were more reliable than ‘Amazon’.
|Yield (stems/plant)||Stem Length (inches)||Market Appreciation Rating (1)||Repeat Again Rating (1)||Ease of Cultivation Rating (1)|
(1) 1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.
Cramers’ Posie Patch
116 Trial Rd. N.
Elizabethtown, PA 17022