Flower Database

Common Cockscomb

Basic information
Flower Name
Common Cockscomb
Formal Name
Celosia argentea var. cristata
Alias
Habitat
Garden variety (Asia and Africa)
Morph
One year non-cold-resistant grass
Comment
Betalains (Crista Galli cockscomb, scientific name: Celosia argentea var. cristata) is a type of celosia is a flaky flower shaped varieties.
Betalains in the spherical inflorescence is called crumekeiteu (Kurume cockscomb). Generic name: celosia (cockscomb) scientific name: Celosia argentea var. cristata, aka: celosia, origin: garden variety, (Asia and Africa), plant height: 15 cm (dwarf varieties)-native species (60-90 cm), leaf: alternate, oval of needle-shaped, leaf arrangement, flowers high: 8-15 cm, flower diameter: 10 cm, flower color: red, yellow, peach, flowering period: June to October.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Amaranthaceae
Genus
Celosia
Species
C. cristata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow
Season
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
15  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
10  ~ 10