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botanical name:
Amaranthus caudatus var. viridis
Amaranthus caudatus var. viridis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Love-lies-bleeding, Tassel flower
synonyms:  Amaranthus caudatus 'Viridis', Amaranthus viridis, Amaranthus gracilis
family:  Amaranthaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light green
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Half-hardy annual. This form has unusual looking lime-green dangling flower clusters. Lightish green oval leaves.

Needs sun and fertile well-drained soil to grow well.

From seed

Good for cutting as an unusual addition to flower arrangements

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