Plumed Cockscomb

Photo Credits: Latesh Bhure


Scientific name- Celosia argentea


Introduction– It is used as an ornamental plant, which is also known as silver cock’s comb. The flower is known for its catchy colors.



Quick Facts-

  1. It is a fast-growing tree and can grow in any weather condition.
  2. It blossoms mainly in the Spring
  3. The color of the flower comes in the variety of red, yellow, orange, pink etc.
  4. It can grow up to 2 feet in height.
  5. The seeds of this plant are very small and lightweight measuring 43000 seeds per ounce.
  6. The flowers can last up to the timespan of 8 weeks