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Amaranthus tricolor 'Red Army' is an invaluable foliage in a deep red crimson for the late summer and autumn garden and vase.
Pick above a leaf and it will bush out quickly to be picked again.
|Common Name||Joseph's Coat, Fountain Plant, Love-lies-bleeding|
|Border Position||Back, Middle|
|Moisture||Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained|
|Sowing, Seeds, Planting||Sow March - May, either indoors or directly where they are to flower (make sure all risk of frost has passed).|
|Care Tips||Weed well in the area they are to grow and water regularly. May need staking. Leave to self seed. The leaves are edible.|
|Flowering||July-September (12 weeks from sowing)|
|Vase Life||7-10 days. Remove most of the leaves.|
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Amaranthus tricolor 'Red Army' reviews
Good foliage contrast
Reviewed 17th November 2014 by ELIZABETH WALKER
Good deep red stems, leaves & tassels. Eaten by ?voles or mice in August - but came back - and still colourful in Nov. I try a different Amaranthus every year, this is one of the best.