Love-lies-bleeding 'Crimson Tassels' (Amaranthus caudatus 'Crimson Tassels')
Amaranthus caudatus 'Crimson Tassels'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Crimson Tassels' ~ 'Crimson Tassels' is a mid-sized annual or biennial plant with large ovate, mid-green leaves. It is grown for its long, distinctive, pendant, deep-red to gold catkins that appear in summer and autumn.
Grow in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered position. Water during dry periods to maintain flowering.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Prairie planting
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Tender in frost (H3)
Can succumb to a virus
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