Plant Care Dragon's Breath Celosia
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Dragon's Breath Celosia

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Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Taxonomy

Celosia 'Dragon's Breath Red'
Celosia
Amaranthaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Dragon's Breath Celosia

Water

How often to water your Dragon's Breath Celosia

Water needs for Dragon's Breath Celosia
0.5 cups
every 9

Dragon's Breath Celosia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dragon's Breath Celosia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dragon's Breath Celosia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dragon's Breath Celosia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dragon's Breath Celosia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dragon's Breath Celosia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dragon's Breath Celosia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dragon's Breath Celosia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dragon's Breath Celosia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dragon's Breath Celosia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dragon's Breath Celosia

Dragon's Breath Celosia

Dragon's Breath Celosia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Dragon's Breath Celosia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Peekymorgana avatar
@Peekymorgana
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 908 XP
globe Matthews, North Carolina
05/02/2021

Let’s you know when it’s thirsty! It’s beautiful and lush, great filler for my decorative pot I put together this spring.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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