Shrubs of Morni: Silver Cockscomb

November 19, 2013

Silver Cockscomb/Flamingo Feathers (Celosia argentea var. spicata) – an attractive flowering shrub with slender upright stems (up to 2 feet in length) and lance-shaped leaves. The tiny flowers are borne on erect, cylindrical spikes (reminiscent of wheat spikes) that are a glossy silver-white at the base and pink at the top. Is popular as a potted plant as well as a dried plant.

Silver Cockscomb, Thalapur, Bhoj Balag, Morni hills (November)

Silver Cockscomb, Thalapur, Bhoj Balag, Morni hills (November)

Silver Cockscomb, Thalapur, Bhoj Balag, Morni hills(November)

Silver Cockscomb, Thalapur, Bhoj Balag, Morni hills(November)

 

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