Amaranthus caudatus ‘Red Tails’ – “Love-Lies-Bleeding”

Botanical name: Amaranthus caudatus ‘Red Tails’
Common name: “Love-Lies-Bleeding”


Size: 3-5′ x 1.5-2′
Light: Full sun
Bloom: May-Sep


Imposing, coarse-leaved plants grown as warm weather annuals produce tiny, blood-red flowers arranged in long, drooping, chenille-textured spikes. Useful in both fresh and dried arrangements. Plant in a sunny location with well-drained moderately fertile soil.

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