Amaranthus Seeds - Love Lies Bleeding Flower Seed

Amaranthus Seeds - Red

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Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 36 inches

Bloom Season: Early summer to mid fall

Bloom Color: Red

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.1 to 6.5

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 10 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press seed into soil, do not cover

Sowing Rate: 4 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 18 - 24 inches

Care & Maintenance: Amaranthus


Love Lies Bleeding Flower seed

Amaranthus (Amaranthus Caudatus Red) - Commonly known as Love Lies Bleeding, these unique flowers are extremely hardy, and they can grow just about anywhere from flower seed. This Amaranthus has elongated red flowers that hang to the ground. It blooms all summer long! Each Amaranthus plant can carry tens of thousands of flower seeds, and it will self-seed very easily. The amaranth genus, especially the seed, was used as a food source for the Incas and Aztecs.

To grow Love Lies Bleeding Amaranthus seeds, start seed indoors six weeks before transplanting outdoors, or sow flower seed directly outside after all danger of frost has passed.