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Dragon’s breath plant indoors

Dragon’s Breath puts the fire into Celosia! This unique plant stands out not only for its dramatic red foliage and plumes, but also for the many versatile ways it can be used. Due to its day-length responsiveness, Celosia Dragon’s Breath is suitable as Spring colour, hot Summer item or Autumn extender. Or how about indoors to warm up the Winter or fire up the festive season!

  • Fiery & Fabulous!
  • Highly versatile performer
  • Showy red/purple leaves & bright red plumes

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Dragon’s Breath puts the fire into Celosia! This unique plant stands out not only for its dramatic red foliage and plumes, but also for the many versatile ways it can be used. Due to its day-length responsiveness, Celosia Dragon’s Breath is suitable as Spring colour, hot Summer item or Autumn extender. Or how about indoors to warm up the Winter or fire up the festive season!

How do you take care of a dragon’s breath plant?

Regarding this, does Dragon’s Breath grow back each year?

It is fairly easy to grow both in the ground and in a container. Though it can tolerate a little frost it will die off as winter sets in and because it is an annual you will need to plant it each year. It is not a particularly hard plant to grow, especially here in the Ozarks.

Secondly, can you grow dragon’s breath indoors? Dragons Breath is known to lose buds to rotting in high sun and heat locations. It makes huge buds before they open and these buds seem to soak up too much heat in some conditions. However, indoors or in protected areas they should do fine and the reduced overall stress on the plant should help them survive.

Likewise, people ask, how often do you water a dragon’s breath?

When you first plant it, celosia likes regular watering to help it get established, but once it gets going, it’s quite drought tolerant. Still, consistent watering during hot, dry periods helps it grow better and bloom more profusely. Fertilize celosia when you plant it.

Why is my dragon breath plant dying?

One of the most common causes for celosia plant death is an infestation of mites. Mites are related to spiders, they have eight legs and may be detected by the fine, tiny web-like strings they produce. However, mites are so small that they often go unnoticed until they have created much damage to the plant.

It likes full sun, meaning at least six hours of direct sun per day. Keep young plants well-watered. However, once established, Dragon’s Breath is incredibly drought-tolerant. Simply ensure that you provide plenty of water during hot, dry periods in order to get as many blooms as possible.