Cockscomb Crested Pictures

Cockscomb Crested flowers are also known as Celosia and Woolflowers.  The word Cockscomb comes from their appearance that resembles a rooster’s comb.  Even though Cockscomb flowers are beautiful to look at, they are also known as a nutritious leafy vegetable.  These edible, ornamental flowering plants grow in many different vibrant colors.  They don’t need a lot of attention and they reseed themselves and come up sporadically in their immediate areas.

Here are some pictures of Cockscomb Crested Flowers.

Here’s a close up of a pink cockscomb.

pink cockscomb crested flower

Here’s an orange cockscomb crested.

orange cockscomb crested

Here’s a fuscia cockscomb crested flower.

fuscia cockscomb crested

Here are red cockscomb crested flowers growing in a flower bed.

red cockscomb crested flowers

You can get a good look at the leaves of the cockscomb flowers in this next photo.  These leaves are often used in stews and eaten.

edible crested celosia-cockscomb

Here’s on last photo of some beautiful cockscomb crested flowers in a variety of colors.

pretty cockscomb crested flowers

If you have any pictures of Celosia you’d like to share with us please send them in.