A very striking and popular amaranth for your Garden, Love Lies Bleeding produce massive hanging tassels of bright cerise pink flowers contrasted on light green foliage.
Plants are sturdy and is of medium to high height, 4 to 5 feet tall. Produce seed in abundance, a good grain harvest type.
Amaranth is not just pretty in the garden as a flower, the plants are edible. Young leaves can be cooked and eaten like spinach, used raw in salads and the seeds can be used as one of the healthiest grains on the planet.
Amaranth do not tolerate frost and are best suited for summer planting. Plants are annual, very tolerant of heat and does well even in very poor soil.
Although the seeds are rather fine, they germinate easily and are robust growers, especially after the seedling stage. Space plants of Love Lies Bleeding Amaranth 70cm to 1 meter apart
Approximately 200 seeds.