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Bright and bold, cockscomb (Celosia argenta) blooms from summer until early fall. The seeds that fall in autumn germinate in spring or summer, when the soil warms. Cockscomb doesn't transplant well, and planting the seeds directly in the garden helps avoid the problems associated.

Cockscomb is the common name for some cultivars of Celosia argentea, a flowering species with spectacular blossoms. Cockscombs are also called Celosias.

The cockscomb flower is an annual addition to the flower bed, commonly named for the red variety similarly colored to the cock's comb on a.