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Amaranthus Collection

Plant two or three of each of these magnificent amaranthus and you've got the best border and vase filler to mix with dahlias.
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4 packets of seed

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October, 12 weeks from sowing
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Start seeds off under cover in spring. Keep warm and moist. Transplant seedlings into individual pots and grow on in cooler conditions and harden off before planting out after the last frosts. May also be sown direct in late spring.

Description

Plant two or three of each of these magnificent amaranthus ('Coral Fountain', 'Hot Biscuits’, Green Giant' and 'Red Army’), and you’ve got the best border and vase filler to mix with dahlias.

Their exotic flower tassels and colours are perfect for spicing up your late summer and autumn garden. We trialled several of these last summer and these four came out top.

This collection contains 1 packet each of:

Care Tips

Pinch out growing tip to encourage more side branches to form and keep picking regularly. It is very heat and drought tolerant. Requires staking.