Amaranthus Bicolor Illumination Flower Seeds (Summer Poinsettia) 200+ Seeds
Just wait until the warm weather begins and the magnificent colors start to burst from this sun loving Amaranthus. The upper portion of this three to four foot tall plant is devoted to the brilliant foliage, while the lower two-thirds remains green. Many people refer to this Amaranthus as a Summer Poinsettia. Is is ideal for warm, sunny, well-drained spots. For areas with long growing seasons, start the Amaranthus seeds directly outdoors once frost danger has passed. The flower seed can also be started indoors 6 - 8 weeks before transplanting out. Amaranthus Illumination makes a perfect background accent, hedge, or border plant.
- Season: Annual
- USDA Zones: 3 - 10
- Height: 24 inches
- Bloom Season: Mid summer to late fall
- Foliage Color: Orange, scarlet, w/ yellow centers
- Environment: Full sun