Amaranth- Perfecta

Amaranthus tricolor

Standard seed packet, 350 seeds

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Amaranth- Perfecta

Amaranthus tricolor

  • Leaves in a mix of 4 colours
  • Good for beds and borders

Very ornamental variety of amaranth that is grown for it's colourful leaves. Upright bushy plants produce leaves in 4 different colours with yellow and crimson coloured leaves on the top of the plant and green and chocolate brown leaves on the lower parts of the plant. Colours and leaf patterns vary from plant to plant so it's recommended to plant multiple specimens. Great for beds, borders, mass planting and cottage gardens. Flowers are insignificant. Drought tolerant. Also known as Josephs Coat.

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: 70cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 105 days

(Product number: F1-18)
Seeds per gram: 1500 seeds

SKU F1-18
Botanical name: Amaranthus tricolor
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 350 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1500
Photo credits:

Photo by Ton Rulkens / CC BY-SA 2.0

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