Amaranthus Yellow Amaranthus Tricolor is a highly ornamental foliage annual plant native to America. Also known as Summer Poinsettia, Joseph's Coat, and Tampala, Yellow Amaranthus is easy to grow from seeds, and blooming Joseph's Coat brings a burst of bright-yellow color to the garden. This Summer Poinsettia is interesting foliage plant with a stunning contrast between the dark green lower leaves and the large, yellow, flower-like, upper leaves.
Yellow Amaranthus looks spectacular in mass planting or as a border plant. Its striking foliage makes this Amaranthus a perfect ornamental plant for summer plantings in full sunlight. Amaranthus Tricolor performs best in full sun and adapts to virtually any type of soil.
Height: 18-24 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
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