Floral 101

Bright and Bold

Here are some interesting facts about one of our favorite summer flowers: Cockscomb!

  • also known as wool flowers  
  • comes in a variety of colors – yellows, pinks & reds  
  • grows long stiff stems 12” to 28” long & has no fragrance  
  • blooms with a compacted crested head (shape similar to cauliflower) which makes them an excellent fresh or dried cut flower 
  • usually blooms from summer through late fall  
  • lasts up to 12 to 15 days of vase shelf life  
  • needs full sun or light shade with organically rich soil that is moist but well-drained 
  • great for border or pathway edgings
  • grows well in containers

According to our Experts, here's What's in Season in our Floral Department.