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Amaranthus caudatus (Love-lies-bleeding)

Other names: Tumbleweed, Velvet flower, Tassel flower, Teasel flower, Thrumwort , Floramor , Inca wheat, Lady's riding whip, Careless, Cat tail , Chenile plant

A. caudatus is a mid-sized annual or biennial plant with large ovate, mid-green leaves. It is grown for its distinctive, pendant, deep-red catkins that appear in summer and autumn.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus cruentus (Prince's feather)

Other names: Prince's plume, Red amaranth, A.hybridus hypochondriacus, A. hybridus erythrostachys, Purple amaranth

A. cruentus is a half hardy, erect annual with ovate to lance-shaped, purple-flushed, dark green leaves and pendent, cylindrical cymes of small, red-flushed, green flowers from summer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
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Ultimate height 2m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus hypochondriacus (Prince's feather)

Other names: Prince of Wales feather, Quelite, Blero, Quintonil, Red cock's comb

A. hypochondriacus is an erect, bushy, tender annual or short-lived perennial with oblong to lance-shaped, dark green leaves, often flushed purple, and erect, plume-like cymes of tiny, crimson to maroon flowers from summer to early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Gomphrena globosa (Globe amaranth)

Other names: Gomphrena, Bachelor's buttons, Bachelor button, Devil's clover, Globe flower, Red glove everlasting

G. globosa is an upright, bushy annual with ovate to oblong, white-hairy to sparsely hairy, mid-green leaves and, from summer into early autumn, oval flower heads of conspicuous pink, purple, white or red flower bracts.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 1 year
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Amaranthus cruentus 'Hot Biscuits' (Prince's feather 'Hot Biscuits')

Other names: Showy amaranth 'Hot Biscuits', Amaranthus cruentus 'Hot Biscuit', Mexican grain amaranth 'Hot Biscuits', Red amaranth 'Hot Biscuits'

'Hot Biscuits' is a half hardy, erect annual with ovate to lance-shaped, mid- to dark green leaves and pendent, cylindrical cymes of small, orange-brown flowers from summer into autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus 'Velvet Curtains' (Love-lies-bleeding 'Velvet Curtains')

Other names: Amaranthus caudatus'Velvet curtains'

'Velvet Curtains' is a mid-sized annual or biennial plant with large ovate, dark crimson leaves. It is grown for its long, distinctive, pendant, purple catkins on purple stems that appear in summer and autumn. Good for back of border or as a filler or dot plant, or as dried flower.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus 'Magic Fountains' (Love-lies-bleeding 'Magic Fountains')

'Magic Fountains' is a mid-sized annual or biennial plant with large ovate, mid-green leaves. It is grown for its distinctive, pendant, deep-red to gold catkins that appear in summer and autumn.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus 'Hopi Red Dye' (Purple amaranth 'Hopi Red Dye')

Other names: Red amaranth 'Hopi Red Dye', Prince's feather 'Hopi Red Dye'

'Hopi Red Dye' is an erect, hairy annual with deep red stems bearing large, ovate to lance-shaped, dark maroon leaves and, from summer into autumn, pendent, cylindrical, tassle-like cymes of ruby-red flowers.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus tricolor 'Illumination' (Chinese spinach 'Illumination')

Other names: Tampala 'Illumination', Joseph's coat 'Illumination'

'Illumination' is an erect, bushy annual with ovate to elliptic, bright rose-red and yellow upper leaves and copper-brown lower leaves. Flattened clusters of insignificant green or red flowers bloom in summer and early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Amaranthus 'Red Army' (Love-lies-bleeding 'Red Army')

'Red Army' is a mid-sized annual or biennial plant with large ovate, dark crimson leaves. It is grown for its long, distinctive, pendant, purple catkins on purple stems that appear in summer and autumn.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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