6 gorgeous amaranth flowers

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

'Hopi Red Dye' (A. hybrid)

'Hopi Red Dye' (A. hybrid)


Remove the bottom leaves from the stalks before plunging them in water. Use a tall vase—the large seed heads look best in a vessel with some height. Paired with flowers such as dahlias, amaranths’ long, dangling seed heads add drama as spillers. Bloom stalks last 7 to 10 days in a water-filled vase. Or hang bunches of seed heads upside down in a cool place to dry.


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