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Cockscomb flower varieties


Cockscomb Yellow
Common Name: Cockscomb, Cockscomb Yellow, woolflowers
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae [amaranth family]
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Height : up to 3 feet tall
Type : Annual ornamental plant
Flowers : Large, golden yellow
Foliage : Evergreen

 

 

 

Celosia cristata chief orange
Common Name: Celosia cristata chief orange
Botanical name:Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Best for :Pots, containers, garden beds, borders
Flowers :Orange, large, showy with evergreen foliage
Location : Lalbagh botanical gardens, Bangalore, india

 

 

 

Cockscomb Snake Cobra Head
Common Name: Cockscomb Snake Cobra Head, Foxtail Amaranth
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae [amaranth family]
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India, Indonesia
Height : Up to 4 feet tall
Tamil : Kozhi poo
Flowers : Large, salmon pink with beige
Seeds : Black, glossy

 

 

 

Dwarf cockscomb
Common Name:Dwarf cockscomb
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Flowers : Maroon or dark magenta, showy
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Location: Lalbagh botanical gardens, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Cockscomb White
Common Name: Cockscomb White, Crested Celosia, Hen's Horn Flower
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Height :Up to 48 inches tall
Flowering Month : Apr to Nov
Flowers : Large, greenish white
Best for : Edges, borders, pots, ground cover

 

 

 

Cockscomb pink single
Common Name: Cockscomb pink single, plumed cockscomb
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Light Requirement : Full sun
Height : 2 feet
Flowers : Large, clustered, magenta pink
Best for : pots, borders

 

 

 

Celosia fresh look orange
Common Name: Celosia fresh look orange
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Foliage : Evergreen, healthy, compact, 4 feet tall
Suitable for : Pots, containers, borders
Location : Lalbagh botanical garden flower show, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Flowers: Orange, showy, feather like flower spikes, showy
Camera: Nikon D40x

 

 

 

Celosia White
Common Name: Feather celosia, Celosia White
Botanical name: Celosia argentea var. cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Flowering Season : June to Jan
Best for : Borders, containers,pots

 

 

 

Celosia White Pink
Common Name: Celosia White Pink, feather celosia
Botanical name: Celosia argentea var. cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 36 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots

 

 

 

Cockscomb white
Common Name: Cockscomb white
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Perennial, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Dwarf to 6 feet tall
Light Requirement : Full sun
Best for : Borders, containers,pots, borders

 

 

 

Cockscomb pink yellow shadow
Common Name: Cockscomb pink yellow shadow, Red fox
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 3 feet tall
Best for : Borders, containers,pots, edges, garden beds

 

 

 

Cockscomb Silver Pink
Common Name: Cockscomb Silver Pink
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Hindi : Lalmurga
Height : Up to 36 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Leaf arrangement : Alternate
Best for : Borders, containers,pots

 

 

 

Cockscomb Silver
Common Name: Cockscomb Silver, silver fox, Crested Celosia
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Tamil : Kozhi poo
Height : Up to 48 inches tall
Best for : Borders, containers,pots, edges

 

 

 

Celosia Red
Common Name: Celosia Red, Hen's Horn Flower
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Height : Up to 36 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Flowers : Magenta pink, clustered spike with red stems

 

 

 

Cockscomb Orange Beige
Common Name: Celosia White Pink, feather celosia
Botanical name: Celosia argentea var. cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 36 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots

 

 

 

Cockscomb Orange
Common Name: Cockscomb orange
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 35 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Large, wavy petals, deep orange in color

 

 

 

Cockscomb Orange
Common Name: Cockscomb Pink Orange
Botanical name: Celosia argentea var. cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Flowering Season : June to Jan
Type : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Foliage : Evergreen

 

 

 

Cockscomb Maroon
Common Name: Cockscomb Maroon, feathered amaranth
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual ornamental plant
Height : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Manipuri : Haolei

 

 

 

Cockscomb Lemon Yellow
Common Name: Cockscomb Lemon Yellow, woolflowers, Velvet flower
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Hindi : Lalmurga

 

 

 

Cockscomb Pink Zigzag
Common Name: Cockscomb Pink Zigzag
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : India, Indonesia, Africa
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Large, white with pink edges, 5 inches wide and 10 inches long blooms

 

 

 

Cockscomb Red
Common Name: Cockscomb orange
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 4 feet tall
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Large, wavy petals, deep crimson red in color

 

 

 

Cockscomb Red Hybrid
Common Name: Cockscomb orange
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 4 feet
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Large, wavy petals, deep magenta red in color

 

 

 

Cockscomb Red White Mixed
Common Name: Cockscomb Red White Mixed, Wool Flower, rooster's comb
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Class : Magnoliopsida

 

 

 

Cockscomb Gold Hybrid
Common Name: Cockscomb Gold Hybrid
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Large, wavy petals, gold in color, 9 inches lond blooms

 

 

 

Cockscomb Bicolor
Common Name: Cockscomb Bicolor
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Height : Up to 5 inches [ 3 feet tall]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Large, wavy petals, pink with white, bicolor

 

 

 

Celosia cristata
Common Name: Crested Celosia, Cockscomb
Botanical name: Celosia cristata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Light Requirement : Full sun
Type : Annual, Herbaceous perennial
Best for : Borders, containers,pots, garden beds
Flowers : Maroon red with red stems, glossy, tiny, black seeds

 

 

 

Celosia spicata
Common Name: Feather celosia, cockscomb
Botanical name: Celosia spicata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native :Africa, India
Light Requirement : Full sun
Type : Annual, Perennial, Herbaceous perennial
Propagation : Seeds
Flowers : Deep magenta pink

 

 

 

Celosia argentea
Common Name: Cockscomb, feathered amaranth
Botanical name: Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Height : 12 inches to 4 feet tall
Type : Annual, Perennial, Herbaceous perennial
Foliage : Evergreen, best for borders, pots,containers
Tamil : Kolikondai

 

 

Celosia cristata pink
Common Name: Celosia cristata pink
Botanical name:Celosia argentea
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, India
Light Requirement :Full sun
Best for : Pots, containers, garden beds, borders
Type : Annual, Perennial
Flowers : Large, magenta pink, wavy, velvety petals with black glossy seeds
Foliage : Evergreen
Tamil : Kozhi poo

 

 

 



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