Latin Name For Elephant Heads - Knowledgebase Question

Albuquerque, NM
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Question by gffsshadow
October 12, 2000
Can you tell me the Latin name for Elephant Head Amaranthus? They are 3'-5'tall with magenta flowers in the shape of an elephant's head with it's trunk up in the air.

Answer from NGA
October 12, 2000
I believe you are referring to Amaranthus tricolor 'Elephant Head.' It sounds great for a children's garden!

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