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Amaranthus tricolor ‘Early Splendor’ /Summer Poinsettia

Amaranthus tricolor ‘Early Splendor’   / Amaranthus tricolor ‘Early Splendor’
Striking foliage
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Striking foliage

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Scientific Name: Amaranthus tricolor ‘Early Splendor’
Common Name: Summer Poinsettia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This annual has a crown of blazing red color during the summer months. Tolerates heat and full sunlight well. A long lasting annual that grows taller and taller during the summer months. Good choice for container plantings that are in full sunlight.