General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 24 inches to 60 inches
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Pink
Red
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: My garden
Date: 2016-11-04

Date: 2020-09-28
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-07-03
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2018-09-09
Yellow Cockscomb 002
Location: my garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-10-05
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2005-09-14
w/ nicotiana
Location: NE., Fl.
Date: Nov. 2013
Celosia argentea var. spicata 'Flamingo Feather'
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2005-07-31
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 2021-07-29
Location: NE., Fl.
Date: Oct. 2013
Celosia argentea var. spicata 'Flamingo Feather'
Location: Jacksonville, Fl.
Date: Aug.
Location: my garden 
Date: 2014-09-23
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: June 2010
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2016-01-02
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2005-09-10
Location: my garden 
Date: 2014-09-23
Location: my garden 
Date: 2014-08-01
Location: my garden 
Date: 2013-10-12
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2016-06-10
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-05-18

Date: 2015-07-20

Date: 2015-07-20
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: May 2010
Grown from seed rec'd in a trade.
Location: I-45 Texas  rest stop near Leona
Date: 2017-11-24
Location: my yard
Date: 2020-04-19
planted from seed
Location: NE., Fl.
Date: Sept. 2013
Celosia argentea var. spicata 'Flamingo Feather'
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis
Date: 2016-06-18
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On November 18, 2017 Bloomed
pink and red cockscomb;
MySecretIslandGarden On April 1, 2023 Transplanted
To patio garden
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Possibly misidentified. by BookerC1 Nov 3, 2015 7:55 PM 5
incorrect ID by janinilulu Sep 28, 2020 4:53 PM 1

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