Amaranthus caudatus var viridus seeds -(Love Lies Bleeding)

$4.10

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Description

This plant has bright greenish yellow tassels, which slowly fade to cream as they age, forming dramatic lime green racemes which can grow to 60cm long and hang abundantly from the plant throughout summer and early autumn. The plant grow to about 1 metre high.The flowers areexcellent as cut flowers and the plant is great for the border too. It also makes avery effective pot plant and its flowers can be dried, retaining their colour for a long time.

Sowing advice
Sow indoors at 21 deg C 6-8 weeks before the last frost ,or direct in early summer at 21 deg C or higher.Sow in seed trays or pots in moist seed raising mix.
Do not cover seeds as light is required for germination. Seedlings should appear in 10- 14 days. The seedlings should be ready to transplant in 3-4 weeks. Transplant to 7cm pots and grow on. Transplant outdoors late spring into moist, well-drained soil, 30 to 45cm apart. Pinch out the centre to encourage branching.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Love lies Bleeding

Family

Amaranthaceae

Maximum Height

1.1 metres

Number of seeds in packet

approx 50