Intenz is a cultivar of celosia developed by Ball Ingenuity, a subsidiary of Ball Horticultural Co. It has been out a few years, but this year the company added two new colors to the line — Lipstick and Dark Purple. Engel says the Intenz line will stand up to Maryland’s summers. “They are great for July, August when it is still hot outside,” she says. Reaching a height of 18 inches, this plant is suitable for containers or beds that get plenty of sunlight.