Love Lies Bleeding Seeds

Love Lies Bleeding Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $9.49
1/4 Pound $24.19 36% Savings
1 Pound $52.49 ($3.28/ounce) 65% Savings
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  • A unique growth habit of cascading pink plumes attract pollinators
  • Annual with bright red hanging blooms
  • Easy to grow summer bloomer that's great for cut flowers
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 36 to 60 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Edible
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Love Lies Bleeding Seeds

Amaranthus caudatus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Pendant Amaranth, Tassel Flower, Velvet Flower, Foxtail Amaranth, Quilete

Grow Heirloom Amaranthus - Plant Love Lies Bleeding Amaranthus Seeds

This exotic beauty is remarkably easy to grow in temperate regions. Lovely in floral arrangements or landscapes, Love Lies Bleeding is also called Foxtail or Tasselflower. This classic variety flowers in deep red and the hanging formation of the blooms makes it look like they are spilling out of the foliage. A truly unique and attention-grabbing flower!

Planting Information

Planting Love Lies Bleeding Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 10 inches
Plant Height 36 to 60 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Amaranthus Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 777 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 44,100 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 176,400 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 705,600 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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