Amaranthus Love-Lies-Bleeding – Item #620


“Kiss-Me-Over-The-Garden-Gate” is another name for this romantic old-fashioned annual. Long draping ropes of wine-red flowers hang from this sturdy plant. Thrives even in hot, dry locations. Lovely addition to bouquets. A dramatic accent to any garden.

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Additional information

Weight .25 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 10-14 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Select a sunny location with average soil. Plant outdoors in late spring after soil has completely warmed. Keep soil evenly moist and well weeded when plants are young.

Great in pots and baskets since plants will remain quite small when their roots are restricted.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Amaranthus caudatus

Height: 3-4′ (1-1.25m)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual