Amaranthus caudatus mixed is a very usefully as a temporary shrub. Amaranthus caudatus is a species of annual flowering plant. It goes by common names such as love-lies-bleeding, pendant amaranth, tassel flower, velvet flower, foxtail amaranth, and Quilete.
Common name(s): Love-lies-bleeding, Pendant amaranth, Tassel flower, Velvet flower, Foxtail amaranth, and Quilete
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: July to frost
Max reacahble height: 2.00 to 4.00 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow
Planting and care
Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in the weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and do not crowd them.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temperature: 68 F to 70 F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Amaranthus cadatus red
Every leaf has a growth bud, so removing old flower blossoms encourages the plant to make more foliage instead of using the energy to make seeds.
Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
Watering should be done early in the morning when the soil is dry.
July to frost
Typical uses of Amaranthus cadatus red
Special features: May be used in beds or borders. Interesting edging along walks or paths.
Ornamental use: Amaranthus plant use as an ornamental plant or indoor plant.