Common Cockscomb

Celosia argentea var. cristata

  • Common Cockscomb
  • Common Cockscomb
  • Flower name
    Common Cockscomb
  • Scientific name
    Celosia argentea var. cristata
  • Alias
  • Place of originGarden variety (Asia and Africa)
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Common Cockscomb

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.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Celosia
  • Species
    C. cristata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeOne year non-cold-resistant grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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