Love Lies Bleeding - Amaranthus caudatus
This plant features beautiful red tassels that cascade to the ground. It is an exotic, showy, and bushy plant. Love-lies-bleeding was popular plant. It adds drama to the back of a border or is often used as a focal point. The tassels can reach 18" and they last for weeks. Excellent for cut and dried arrangements. Also called tassel flower, prince's feather and red cockscomb.
Zones: 2 through 11
Height: Up to 3-4 ft.
Flower Color: Crimson Red
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun - Partial Shade
Bloom Time: Early - Mid Season
Seeds per Packet: 200+
Seeds per Pound: 680,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: Yes (Parts)
Is this wildflower medicinal: No