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Amaranthus tricolor 'Joseph's Coat'
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common name: Joseph's Coat, Fountain Plant, Chinese Spinach, Tampala
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Erect, bushy annual with striking multi-coloured leaves which may be shades of green, purple, bright red, maroon, pink, orange or yellow. Relatively insignificant red flowers appear in dense, erect, spike-like clusters amongst the foliage in summer and early autumn.
Needs sun and fertile well-drained soil to grow well.