Love-Lies-Bleeding HEIRLOOM Seeds

Love-Lies-Bleeding HEIRLOOM Seeds

Amaranthus caudatus

Item #1190

Annual. Stunning, tropical, romantic, old-fashioned-all describe love-lies-bleeding! Popular in colonial American and Victorian English gardens, this plant has a history as long and colorful as its tassels. Spectacular, bushy plant for the back of a border, or as a focal point. Tassels can reach 18", last for many weeks and are excellent for fresh or dried flower arrangements. Also called tassel flower.

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Full sun

Blooms summer to frost

3' - 4' tall

Days to Emerge:
7 - 14

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A pinch
(approx. 8 seeds)
every 18" - 24"

When 1" - 2" tall
thin to 1
every 18" - 24"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

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