Amaranth- Illumination

Amaranthus bicolor

Standard seed packet, 350 seeds

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Amaranth- Illumination

Amaranthus bicolor


  • Orange, scarlet, yellow and green leaves
  • Good for beds and borders

Very ornamental variety of amaranth that is grown for it's colourful leaves. Upright bushy plants produce leaves in a breathtaking range of colours; lower parts of the plant have bronze/green leaves while upper parts are bright scarlet with orange and yellow centers. Great for beds, borders, mass planting, containers and cottage gardens. Flowers are insignificant. Drought tolerant.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and early summer
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 50cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 105 days

(Product number: F1-20)
Seeds per gram: 1450 seeds

SKU F1-20
Botanical name: Amaranthus bicolor
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 350 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO WA
Seeds per gram: 1450
Photo credits:

Photo by Ton Rulkens / CC BY-SA 2.0

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