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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Celosia?

My sister has a lot of this flowers in front of her house and they are in full bloom now. She gave some to my wife and they are also starting to bloom. I am not sure if this flower is called celosia? Does anyone know?
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Luna Miranda said...

they look like butterfly wings. beautiful.

eileeninmd said...

It is a beautiful flower, sorry I do not know the name. Maybe someone else can help.

fredamans said...

I have no idea the name, but the color and texture is beautiful!

helenmac said...

yes, they are celosia and they make wonderful dried flowers.

Denise said...

This is such an unusual flower but very beautiful. If you go here:

http://www.theperfectplaceflorist.com/flowers.html

there are lots of photos of Celosia and one that looks very similar to this one, but I'm not sure either if it is the same one. It's about the fourth photo down on the left. Hope this helps in identifying it.
Thanks for introducing me to something I have never seen before.
An English Girl Rambles

Kathy said...

A lovely vibrant, hot pink. I think it's also known as cock's comb because it looks like the comb on the top of a rooster's head.

Dave said...

beautiful, excellent shots.

sorry, i am lost as you are with flowers.

Lina Gustina said...

They are Celosia!
What a pretty color :)

Thanks for dropping by...

EG Wow said...

Yes, this is one kind of Celosia known as cockscomb. :)

Judy Sheldon-Walker said...

Helenmac is right. The recommend this flower for drying and creating arrangements.

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