Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus Caudatus Green Cascade) 500 seeds (#2032)

From the Sarah Raven's Cut Flower range.
Wonderful in flower arrangements as a foliage base, or used in a large vase on its own, cascading in every direction.
In most of its range, it is planted as a summer annual. In temperate regions, plants can be started indoors in early spring and transplanted outdoors after the last frost.
Annual. Easily grown in moist, average, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best flowering in full sun, but appreciates some afternoon shade in hot summer climates.

Genus - Amaranthus
Species - Caudatus
Variety - Green Cascade
Common name - Love-lies-bleeding
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 2 - 11
Height - 0,90 m
Spread - 0,45 m
Plant type - Annual
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Humous, loamy, clay, well drained
Water requirements - Average water needs. Water regularly, no overwatering
Bloom season - July to frost
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Apple Green

GERMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
INDOORS: Sow from March to April in trays of seed compost. Cover with a fine layer (3-5 mm) of compost. Firm gently and keep moist.
They need some light to germinate. Cover with glass or clear plastic. Keep at approx. +15-+20C.
Plant out when the frosts have gone and space to two feet apart.
OUTDOORS immediately after the last frost (till end of May) in a prepared seed bed, in flowering position.
Press the seeds firmly into the ground and lightly cover. Keep the area weed free and lightly watered.

Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus Caudatus Green Cascade) 500 seeds (#2032)

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