Kurume keitou

Celosia cristata 'kurume keitou'

  • Kurume keitou
  • Kurume keitou
  • Flower name
    Kurume keitou
  • Scientific name
    Celosia cristata 'kurume keitou'
  • Alias久留米鶏頭, ケイトウ
  • Place of originGarden variety (Asia and Africa)
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Horticultural species, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October

What is Kurume keitou

Kurume keitou( scientific name:Celosia cristata 'Kurume keitou') are varieties of celosia flower similar to the crista galli of the chicken by spherical inflorescence is. 

Generic name: Kurume keitou, Scientific name:Celosia cristata 'Kurume keitou', aka: Celosia, Calais, Origin: garden variety ,South-East Asia-India, plant: 15 cm (dwarf varieties)-native species (60-90 cm)-100 cm (high varieties), leaf: alternate, oval of needle-shaped, leaf arrangement, flowers high: 8-15 cm, flower diameter: 10 cm, color: red, yellow, peach, Flowering period: June-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 colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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