Plant ID forum: Mystery Grocery Store Plant

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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
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Skiekitty
Feb 19, 2015 4:07 PM CST
Saw these beautiful plants at a local King Soopers (part of the Kroger family). Lady in the floral dept had no idea what they were, just "Foxtail". Uh, that's not too helpful. LOLL!! Some kind of amaranthus?

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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Feb 19, 2015 4:52 PM CST
Looks like a variety of Celosia

Wheatstraw Celosia (Celosia spicata 'Cramer's Amazon')
Cockscomb (Cristata Group) (Celosia argentea 'Cramer's Burgundy')
Celosia argentea 'Intenz Classic'
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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Charter ATP Member Irises Salvias Xeriscape Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Procrastinator The WITWIT Badge Region: Colorado Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover
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Skiekitty
Feb 19, 2015 5:21 PM CST
Linda - That's what I was thinking when I first saw them, but the only "Foxtail" I found that was even kinda sorta not really close was the amaranth. But Cock's Comb does look more like it! Thank you! Now I know it won't grow for me.. LOLLL
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Feb 19, 2015 10:06 PM CST
I think most folks grow them as annuals.

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Name: Arlene
Grantville, GA (Zone 8a)
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abhege
Feb 20, 2015 7:13 AM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Funny! I didn't notice the avatar before you mentioned it!
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Feb 20, 2015 5:11 PM CST
I guess I noticed it because my husband teaches at an Aeronautical University and I spotted the plane and was curious. Green Grin!
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