6 gorgeous amaranth flowers

Grow sultry amaranth flowers for rich, long-lasting bouquets in fall

'Candelabra' (A. caudatus)

'Candelabra' (A. caudatus)

Plant & tend

Sow seeds in full sun or part shade in early summer, once the soil has warmed up. Give plants room to grow, since sizes can range from 5 feet tall (‘Hot Biscuits’) to 8 feet tall (common love-lies-bleeding). Water regularly to keep soil evenly moist. Many varieties self-sow freely, so you may be blessed with volunteer seedlings next season.



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