Information, including the history of celosia, striaght from my Texas Aggies. Excellent informatoin. Grote Cockscomb Flowers are heirloom seeds from Oliver Grote, Texas A Class of '49. My dad is Gary Grote, '72, and I am Class of '97. (Whoop!) For free heirloom seeds to honor Oliver Grote and keep his flowers spreading joy, please send a SASE to Grote Cockscomb Flowers, 819 Santa Fe, Weatherford, TX 76086. Our goal is to distribute them to 10K people by 12/1/14. It makes my grandma smile.