Amaranthus Hot Biscuits Amaranthus Cruentus is a herbaceous annual. Also called Prince's Feather, Amaranthus Hot Biscuits is easy to grow from seeds, and the plant grows 48 inches tall featuring beautiful, deep-green foliage that is topped with spikes of coppery-orange or cinnamon colored flowers. Amaranthus blooms all summer long and nonstop into fall providing an eye-catching display of unique color and attracting bees and butterflies.
Amaranthus Hot Biscuits is very attractive foliage plant that looks amazing in borders, flower beds, and cutting gardens. Amaranthus Cruentus likes to grow in full sun and requires rich, moist, well-drained soil. Amaranthus Hot Biscuit is a wonderful cut flower with a long vase life. As a dried flower, Amaranthus dries best if harvested just before peak color.
Height: 48 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Soil Type: Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 7-14 Days