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Celosia argentea var. cristata - Wikipedia cocks comb flower


The cockscomb flower is an annual addition to the flower bed, commonly named for the red variety similarly colored to the cock’s comb on a rooster’s head. Cockscomb, Celosia cristata, traditionally grown in the red variety, also blooms in yellow, pink, orange and white. The cockscomb plant is Author: Becca Badgett.

Cockscomb flowers are also known as Wool Flowers or Brain Celosia, suggestive of a highly colored brain. The flowers belong to the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. Cockscomb blooms with a compacted crested head 2-5 inches across, on leafy stems that are 12-28 inches long. The flower's name is suggestive of a rooster's comb.

Mar 02, 2014 · No cockscomb seeds germinated at all out of 2 packs - not one - I am an experienced gardener who has been gardening over 30 years and I bought these seed simply to get more seed from the flower heads for next year.3/5(31).

This annual plant has a velvety, ruffled form that is often compared to a cockscomb, or even a brain. In fact, it’s commonly known as cockscomb or woolflower. Celosia seems like an exotic flower, but it’s not difficult to grow in the home garden. It makes a striking accent to other flowers in the garden.