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

Amaranthus caudatus ‘Viridis’

Amaranthus caudatus ‘Viridis’

A selected strain of green 'Love-lies-bleeding' with large drooping tassels on a vigorous upright plant to 120cm. A tough and hardy annual. Sow from October in mild regions or from November after frosts in the cool inland.


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: 15cm-90cm Between rows: 90cm


Directions: If growing for cut flowers make a shallow drill and place three or four seed every 15cm apart thinning to one seedling after germination. For a long flowering garden subject plant a few seeds 50 to 90cm apart. After germination thin to one seedling.

Packet 100 seeds
$5.20 each