Love Lies Bleeding

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What is amaranth?

Love Lies Bleeding

Love lies bleeding, also known as red amaranth or red cockscomb, is native to tropical countries, but was introduced to other areas as a garden cultivar. This plant prefers cultivated fields, so it will be happy in almost any garden bed. The hardy amaranth is a good beginner plant. It produces deep red spikes in late summer, but has beautiful foliage throughout the growing season.



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