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Amaranthus caudatus Seeds

$3.25

Love Lies Bleeding
To 6′ tall with 18″ long, spiraling magenta colored racemes
Long lasting cut flower. Hardy annual to Zone 2, drought tolerant
Organically Grown Annual Herb Seeds for full sun to part shade, Canada

Approx 100 seeds/pkt

In stock

Description

Amaranthus caudatusAmoranthus Caudatus Love Lies Bleeding

Also known as Tassel Flower

 

Type: Annual, Long lasting. Large leaves, Matte foliage
Bloom: Summer to Late Fall Intermediate. July to Oct
Flower: 18″ long tail-like magenta blooms in raceme spirals 18” long Magenta racemes
Height: 3-6’Tall x 18-36” wide
Light: Full sun part shade
Soil: Well drained, Loam, sand, Deeply Cultivated Enriched with Manure
P.H.: 6.0-7.5
Moisture:
  Average
Use: Old-fashioned beds and borders, cut flowers. Dried flower, everlasting, mixed borer. Edible; Seeds ground for flour, Leaves steamed

Tolerances: Drought tolerant but grow and flower better is watered during dry periods. Will grow moderately well even in poor soil
Problems: Susceptible to frost
Notes: Easy Fast Growth, Can self sow
Zone: 2-11
Native to South America

 

Amaranthus caudatus Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Maintain 59F soil temperature. Prick to boxes or pots. Grow on at 55-59F. Harden off in cold frame before plant out in May.
Outdoors: Sow in site 1/16″ deep after chance of frost & soil has warmed (April). Germination 7-14 days. Thin to 18″ space.

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