Amaranthus Bicolor Illumination Flower Seeds (Summer Poinsettia) 200+ Seeds Zones 3-10
Amaranthus Bicolor (Illumination) - Looking for something to illuminate your flower garden that is easily grown from flower seeds? Look no further than Amaranthus Illumination which provides fiery color for months during the summer! Illumination will stop your friends, family, and neighbors in their tracks to ask about this gorgeous Amaranthus plant. Each tall, sturdy column has bright green leaves below a densely-packed eruption of gold and crimson foliage that stays colorful from midsummer clear until frost season begins.
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.
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 24 inches
Bloom Season: Mid summer to late fall
Foliage Color: Orange, scarlet, w/ yellow centers
Environment: Full sun