Genus of annual or perennial herbs and shrubs, similar in appearance to the genus Amaranthus (amaranths). They are commonly called cockscombs for their flowerheads which resemble cockscombs.
Latin name: Celosia argentea "Plumosa Hopkin Red"
They grow in full sun and fertile soils.
Plant in flower gardens or use for cut flowers.
Propagated by seeds.
Annual plant with dark red flowers borne in summer.