Garden flower and plant: Cockscomb (Celosia cristata)
Common name: Cockscomb, Wool Flowers, Brain Celosia. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae. Division: Magnoliophyta.Class: Magnoliopsida. Order: Caryophyllales. Family: Amaranthaceae. Subfamily: Amaranthoideae. Genus: Celosia
The Cockscomb plant is an annual dicotyledon. Flower blooms from late summer through late fall. The flower's name is suggestive of a rooster's comb. Cockscomb flower is a common garden ornamental plant. Flower colors include red, yellow, orange, gold, and pink.