What is this plant of purple flowers?

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Date Photo Taken: 10/02/2012
Location: Atlanta
Posted By: Mwilliamson316

Notes:

Saw this plant outside a Thai restaurant in Atlanta in October. I’d like to have it identified and information on where I could obtain one like it to own for my home either potted or planted.

COMMENTS

  1. Buck Unregistered says:

    It looks like an amaranth, but I’m not sure.
    Buck

    October 29th, 2012 at 6:56 pm
  2. Kirk Unregistered says:

    http://www.walterreeves.com/?s=celosia

    October 30th, 2012 at 8:29 am
  3. Laura Unregistered says:

    Looks like a type of Celosia. Had some in my garden but didn’t stay warm long enough to flower completely. Beautiful!!!!!

    November 6th, 2012 at 2:22 am
  4. Jackie Unregistered says:

    My Dad had these. They grew to about 4 feet, had blooms that look like velvet. He called them Princess Feathers. They are a celosia, only larger. Beautiful when i bloom, I have seeds I plant in the spring

    February 1st, 2013 at 7:33 pm

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