Name of flower or plant

Asked October 5, 2017, 6:14 PM EDT

What is the name of this flower? Thank you in advance

Baltimore County Maryland celosia flower plant id

1 Response

This is a type of annual flower called celosia, which is in the amaranth family. They can be enjoyed fresh, but they dry well too. There is more than one form. Some, like this look flame-like (C.spicata) and others look wavy like a brain or 'cockscomb'.