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Amaranthus Red Tails

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Product Details

Seeds per packet: 70

Amaranthus ‘Red Tails,’ a fast-growing marvel that will add a touch of elegance to your garden. This amaranth variety boasts incredibly long, drooping spikes adorned with countless tiny deep red blooms, resembling chenille or pipe cleaners. In the Portland Metro area, it typically reaches heights of three to five feet, but in hotter climates, it has been known to soar to six feet or more. The striking red tails create a stunning contrast against the somewhat coarse green foliage, making them irresistible to birds, bees, and butterflies. While amaranth tends to reseed, it is an annual plant, and its striking flower spikes can be used both fresh and dried. Commonly known as Amaranthus, Prince’s Feather, or Love Lies Bleeding, this botanical wonder will grace your garden with its beauty throughout the summer and autumn seasons. Expect a vase life of 7 to 10 days, and store these ethylene-sensitive beauties at temperatures between 36 and 38 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Product Features:

  • Fast-growing amaranth variety with impressive, long, drooping spikes of deep red blooms.
  • Attains heights of 3 to 5 feet in the Portland Metro area, even taller in hotter climates.
  • Striking red tails create a dramatic contrast with the coarse green foliage.
  • Attracts birds, bees, and butterflies to your garden.
  • Versatile annual plant with the potential to reseed.
  • Ideal for fresh-cut floral arrangements or dried flower displays.
  • Commonly known as Amaranthus, Prince’s Feather, Love Lies Bleeding, and more.
  • Available during the summer and autumn seasons.
  • Enjoy a generous vase life of 7 to 10 days.
  • Store at temperatures between 36 and 38 degrees Fahrenheit to maintain freshness.

Product Categories

Life Cycle: Annual
Water Needs: Average
Use: Bee Garden, Containers, Culinary, Cut Flowers, Landscaping
Bloom Season: Early Fall, Early Summer, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
Planting Season: Fall
Plant Species: Flowers
Light Requirements: Full Sun

Planting & Care Instructions

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