Amaranthus tricolor mixed is a very usefully as a temporary shrub. Attractive bright foliage plant blooms in after spring has faded. 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: Green
Bloom time: Summer
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 weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Amaranthus tricolour mixed
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 tricolour mixed
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.