Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Amaranthus caudatus ‘Pony Tails’

Amaranthus caudatus ‘Pony Tails’


These deep red trailing blooms are thought to resemble plated pony tails. As they are so tough they are a reminder of 19th century gardens when these flowers were used extensively. Height 200cm space 30-60cm.


When to sow: Late spring
Where to sow: Direct sow
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect:  Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil:  Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add   lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 30-60cm;  Height: 200cm


Directions:  If growing for cut flowers make a shallow drill and place three or four seed 30cm apart, thin to one seedling after germination. For a long flowering garden subject sow a few seeds 60-80 cm apart. After germination thin to one seedling.

Packet 200 seeds
$5.50 each