Amaranthus tricolor /Joseph's Coat

Amaranthus tricolor  / Amaranthus tricolor
Mid-summer foliage
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Mid-summer foliage

Firey red foliage during the summer growing season

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Scientific Name: Amaranthus tricolor
Common Name: Joseph's Coat
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Color is prominent and long lasting in the warm season. A tall growing accent specimen plant. Used as a background plant in flower borders and also in containers because of its height.