Amaranth- Illumination

Amaranthus tricolor


Standard seed packet, 350 seeds

$1.25
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Amaranth- Illumination

Amaranthus tricolor


  • 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 centres. 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
Germination: 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 105 days

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


SKU F1-20
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Amaranthus tricolor
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 350 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1450
Photo credits:

Photo by Ton Rulkens / CC BY-SA 2.0

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