Floral Friday ~ Celosia

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Floral Friday ~ Celosia Summer’s bountiful flower… CELOSIA.  This has been an American  summer garden staple since the colonists.  Thomas Jefferson, known for his unique taste in botanicals, included the crested coxcomb varieties in his flower garden.  The name celosia is derived from the Greek work, kelos, meaning “burned.” Related to the amaranths, celosia are either plume-like (feather or caracas) or crested (coxcombs).  They … Read More