Amaranthus caudatus. Luxurious, drooping, pale chartreuse green tassels retain their colour well after picking. Green Tails amaranth seeds grow to heights of 80-120cm (3′). Young leaves are tasty and nutritious, but it is also grown as an annual flower. Green Tails ornamental Amaranth looks spectacular planted amongst the red Amaranth varieties, including Love Lies Bleeding, another ornamental type. Grow Green Tails Amaranth in large containers or any sunny spot with good drainage. It blooms from mid- to late summer and its seeds are easy to collect for saving and planting next year.
- Luxurious, drooping, pale chartreuse green tassels
- Young leaves are tasty and nutritious
- Also grown as an annual flower
- Grows to heights of 80-120cm (3′)