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Edible Flower

Edible Flower

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Heirloom

Heirloom

HL = Heirloom. Seeds which have been saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.

Ideal for drying and crafts

Ideal for drying and crafts

Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Love-Lies-Bleeding
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Love-Lies-BleedingAmaranthus Seed

1139

Product ID: 1139

Ropes of deep red, trailing blooms.

A reminder of things Victorian and a graceful accent in arrangements. Ht. 36-60". Avg. 48,900 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1139Packet  $3.95 
11391/4 Ounce  $7.95 
11391 Ounce  $23.80 
11391/4 Pound  $63.20 
11391 Pound  $204.70 
Backordered until 03/20/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   65-75

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

Product Symbols:

Edible Flower   Grows Well in Containers   Heirloom   Ideal for drying and crafts   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

The greens of Amaranthus caudatus can be boiled or cooked in soups. The seeds can be popped (like popcorn) or ground into flour.

Growing Information

Amaranthus

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

SOWING: Transplant - Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost. Grow at 62-65°F (17-18°C) until transplanting out. Direct seed - After last frost. Support advised.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.

PLANT SPACING: 12-15".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh - 3/4 of the flowers on the inflorescence are open. Dried - Seed has begun to set and flowers feel firm.

Drying-Stand up tailing varieties in a bucket or any tall container to maintain draped appearance. Hang upright varieties to dry.

SOIL:
Well-drained soil.

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

NOTES: Support advised.


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