2400 seeds. 75 days. Amaranthus caudatus. Annual.
Amaranth 'Love Lies Bleeding' has graceful cascades of red flowers with contrasting bright green leaves. This heirloom amaranth makes an unusual cut flower or container plant. Both the young leaves and the seeds are edible. Also called tassel flower. Self-sowing.
Height 3-4 feet. Spacing 15 inches.
Sowing Amaranth seeds.
Sow seeds outdoors near the last frost date. Or start indoors 4 weeks early. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun.
Picture Courtesy of Kate Linsley
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