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Amaranth "Love Lies Bleeding" Seeds
Amaranth "Love Lies Bleeding" Seeds
Amaranth "Love Lies Bleeding" Seeds
Jamestown Flower Farm

Amaranth "Love Lies Bleeding" Seeds

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Amaranth "Love Lies Bleeding" Seeds

The tall and dramatic "Love lies Bleeding" will provide an unusual, eye-catching specimen in garden beds or borders. Large panicles of deep red to crimson flowers hang in drooping panicles in summer.
They may need staking if strong winds or heavy rain is expected. 

They make excellent cut flowers and can be used fresh or dried

 

Latin name Amaranthus caudatus
Seed count Approximately 50 seeds per packet
Height 120 - 150cm
Days to flower About 70 - 90 days
Water requirements  Water every 2 - 3 days

 

Annual Cut Flower   |   Plant in full sun

 

Sowing Instructions:

Sow in seed trays in early spring (Aug) - do not cover seed. Transplant into beds when seedlings are 10 - 12cm tall 

Space 20cm apart

Succession sowing can be done directly in the bed when soil temps are warmer. sow every 4 weeks up to March

Growing tip:   Plants may need staking if heavy winds or rain are expected