Open-pollinated, upright 20–26" tall multi-branched wheat-type celosia produces showy spikes, light pink at the base turning to a deep rose-magenta at the tip. Green foliage starts at ground level. A very prolific and striking display in mass plantings, as a border, or in containers. Excellent cut-flower. Blooms July through frost. Hums with bees and other pollinators from mid-afternoon until dusk. Prefers full sun and moist rich soil, though does well in marginal dry soil as well. Does not tolerate standing water. Annual.