Henry and Evelyn also grow some truly striking Coxcomb
, or Cockscomb (Celosia cristata)
. Named for the cap worn by court jesters, this unique annual blooms in the summer and fall and grows in full sun or part shade to 2 feet tall with a similar spread. Flowerheads last up to eight weeks and come in red, orange, yellow, pink, rose, and purple. The plant makes stunning cut flowers and dried flowers.