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Hot Biscuits plant- Amaranthus paniculatus – An Annual

Hot Biscuits plant is an annual belonging to the family Amaranthaceae and Genus Amaranthus and belongs to cruentus species. This Annual can grow up to a height of 24-36 in. (60-90 cm) that is 36-48 in. (90-120 cm). It needs Full sun to partial shade to grow. It has herbaceous foliage which is of Bronze-Green […]

Love lies bleeding (caudatus) Botanical name: Amaranthus caudatus L.

Family: Amaranthaceae

This plant is a Half-hardy annual flowering plant which grows up to four feet (60-120cms). Love-lies-bleeding, love-lies-a’ bleeding, pendant amaranth, tassel flower, velvet flower, foxtail amaranth, and quelite are some of the common names of the plant. It is perfect for using as a border plant or in rock gardens, cottage gardens or […]

Amaranthus: “Autumn Palette” (Botanical name: Amaranthus caudatus L.)

Amaranthus: “Autumn Palette” is a half-hardy annual flowering plant which grows up to a height of four feet that is 90-120cm (36-48 inches). They are native of American tropics. It is an attractive plant with its feathery and tall spikes. It comes in cream and biscuit shades. It flowers from summer to autumn. It is […]

Alyssum Honey-scented Gulf Winds – a hardy annual

This plant is a hardy annual. It needs exposure to full sun to grow well. This plant attracts butterflies and beneficial insects because of its sweet scent and nectar. It needs exposure to full sun to grow well. It is a low growing plant and is of only about four to six inches height. It […]