Amaranthus - Love Lies Bleeding
Amaranthus is also known as Love Lies Bleeding. This flower has a very different plant form with orange/scarlet flowers set against wide bronze leaves. This interesting plant provides a beautiful splash of colour in clumps or a wonderful dot plant. It flowers from July to September at an approximate height of 50cm.
Sow from March to early May either in pots or trays under glass at 16°C or directly outside if warm enough. Prick off or thin out as seedlings grow and plant out from late May onwards.