Celosia argentea [Celosia pyramidalis or Celosia plumosa]: Plumed cockscomb


^ Dwarf Flame Celosia

Celosia argentea, commonly known as plumed cockscomb, the silver cock’s comb or flame Celosia, is a herbaceous plant of tropical origin, and is known for its very bright colors.


Celosia argentea is a tender annual that is often grown in gardens. It blooms in mid-spring to summer. It is propagated by seeds. The seeds are extremely small, up to 43,000 seeds per ounce.

Source: Wikipedia 

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20140122]

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