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Amaranthus tricolor 'Illumination'/Amaranthus Illuminaton

Amaranthus tricolor 'Illumination' / Amaranthus tricolor 'Illumination'
Colorful foliage at top of plant and bronzy-green ain lower portion
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Colorful foliage at top of plant and bronzy-green ain lower portion

Depth of the colorful foliage can be seen

This selection has spectacular colors

Transition can be seen between the greenish color leaves and the brightly colored ones

Bright color in the landscape

This two row planting made for outstanding color in the garden

Almost red bracts make this plant quite showy

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Scientific Name: Amaranthus tricolor 'Illumination'
Common Name: Amaranthus Illuminaton
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow, Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This selection of Joseph's coat has some of the most spectacular color of any plant in the landscape. It does well in hot, sunny locations.