Kids love to \"pet\" the fuzzy, red, catkin-like blooms of the chenille plant, in both its trailing and shrubby forms. Whether you choose to grow chenille indoors as a houseplant or outdoors in-ground, this lovable plant will attract the interest of your garden visitors.
Other plants with soft or fuzzy flowers:
Mexican bush sage (Salvia farinacea)
gayfeather (Liatris spicata)
cockscomb (Celosia sp.)
lemon bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus)
pussy toes (Antennaria dioica): fuzzy flowers and foliage
foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia): spiky flowers and fuzzy foliage