Flower ID - Looks like a rooster!

It's a flower that looks like a rooster, or someone with a mohawk. It's a red flower, about 3' high with a fuzzy red convoluted surface. (think of a sumac texture). It grows on a tubular stalk.
I've never seen it before. It was growing in a front lawn in Toronto.
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Most likely celosia, a fairly common and easily grown annual.
http://fusionanomaly.net/celosiabrainsivarfarmersmarketatomjackedoct282001.jpg
Comes in a variety of colors and shapes besides the convoluted 'brain' form.
pam - gardengal
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On Sat, 21 Aug 2004 04:08:56 GMT, "Pam - gardengal"

Also known as 'cockscomb'!
http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/senior/flowers/Cocks19.htm
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