The celosia is a real eye-catcher. This flower has a special shape that’s reminiscent of a brain, and the beautiful, bright colors of this flower are exactly what we need in this trend collection. The flower symbolizes courage and success and is therefore perfect for a bouquet for an exam, as motivation for studying or to cheer yourself up during the time you’re working from home.
COLORS AND SHAPES
Celosia is recognisable by its striking curly shape and fiery colors. The flower grows in white, red, yellow, pink, purple, orange, green or multi-colored varieties. The crested version, Celosia cristata, is commonly known as cockscomb, as it looks like the head of a rooster. Other species are known as woolflower. This versatile flower has a pleasant herbal perfume.
The Celosia is a symbol of boldness. If you want to wish someone courage, a large bunch of Celosia will send the right message. The name comes from Greek word keleos, meaning ‘burning’ — a reference to the flame-red colors.
Celosia is a member of the amaranth family. It grows wild in the tropical regions in Africa, Asia, Indonesia and South America.