Flowers Amaranthus Coral Fountain

Coral Fountain

Amaranthus Seed

Product ID: 1701

Unique coral-pink tassels.

Coral Fountain is a great complement to Emerald Tassels and Love-Lies-Bleeding. All have similar plant habits, days to maturity, and great presence in arrangements. Common names include Amaranth and Tassel Flower. Ht. 36-60". Avg. 48,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/4 Ounce

$8.40
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1 Ounce

$24.50
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1/4 Pound

$65.10
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1 Pound

$210.85
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C).

SOWING: Support may be necessary.
Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering seeds with displaced soil. Harden off by growing at 62-65°F (17-18°C) and transplant outside after last frost.
Direct seed: After last frost, sow thinly, barely covering the seed. When seedlings have first true leaves, thin to 12-15" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 12-15". For upright, plume type, thinner and more manageable stems can be achieved using a tighter spacing of 3-6".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when at least 3/4 of the flowers on the inflorescence are open.
Dried: Harvest when seed has begun to set and flowers feel firm to the touch. To dry, hang nontrailing varieties upside down. Stand trailing varieties upright in a bucket or other tall container to maintain the draped appearance.

USES:
Fresh or dried cut flower, back of bed, accent in borders, and containers.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Amaranthus caudatus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
65 - 75 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts