Amaranthus Seed ( Annual )
Growing love lies bleeding can provide an unusual, eye catching specimen in garden beds or borders. Drooping panicles appear as the love lies bleeding flower blooms in summer. The love lies bleeding flower, also called tassel flower, and is an interesting way to utilize open space without a perennial commitment.
Love lies bleeding care is minimal after seeds sprout. Until seedlings are actively growing they should be kept consistently moist. Once established, the love lies bleeding plant is somewhat drought resistant and needs little looking after until seeds develop.
Love lies bleeding plant should be planted in full sun, after the soil has warmed. Gardeners with short growing seasons may want to start seeds indoors or purchase seedlings, as growth and flowering in maturity may take the better part of the season. Love lies bleeding plant can reach five feet in height and two feet around, adding bushy texture in the landscape. Perennial performance may occur from this plant in areas that do not experience frost.
3381 Autumn Pallet
A. cruentus, fall hues, bronze to light orange, wide spikes, dark green leaf, long lasting cut or for border, grows 36 inches tall.
3375 Red Tails
A. caudatus (Love lies bleeding). Multiple brilliant red cascading flower spikes, showy plant, for garden or cut, grows 32 inches tall.
3376 Green Tails
A. caudatus (Love lies bleeding). Long green/yellow pendulous spikes, for cut or drying, grows 42 inches tall, blooms in 8 weeks from seed.
3299 Amaranthus Pygmy Torch
Amaranthus hypochondriacus. Mid height, crimson upright spikes,
grows 16 inches tall.
IM084 Velvet Curtains ( Amaranthus cruentus }
Intense crimson flowers and shiny purple red foliage, a vivid
color show, easily field grown for cutting material, grows 36"
tall, blooms in 6 weeks from seed. Annual.
2573 Amaranthus Illumination
Amaranthus tricolor. Topmost foliage bright red and upright,
with olive/red variegated leaves below. Grows 42 inches tall.
IP059 Amaranthus Twin Tower Series Red and Green
A stunning and unique plant with a long-blooming season that creates a focal point in any flower garden. From early summer right through early fall, the plant bears masses of velvety-soft, bright red florets on thick, columnar spikes, the central stem much taller than the others.
Grows about 30-36" tall. Each bloom column measures 16 to 20 inches long and several inches thick, every iota of space jammed with rich color. The stems are fascinating in fresh arrangements, and may be dried for winter-long color as Everlastings.
Towers is a sun-loving annual that grows readily in moist, well-drained soil. The foliage is beautiful as well, adding color to the garden before the flowers appear, the green leaves are boldly splashed with purple right down to the ground.
2968 Amaranthus Early Splendor
A. gangeticus, early, vigorous well branched plant, pendulous
brilliant scarlet red, deep maroon foliage, grows about 42"
2969 Amaranthus Hot Biscuits
A. cruentus. Fleuroselect, warm orange brown spikes, very
unusual, excellent cut, grows about 36" tall, annual.
2970 Amaranthus Tricolor Perfecta
A. splendens - Variegated foliage, flowers splashed with red,
green, and yellow, grows about 36" tall, annual.