General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Green
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: throughout the year in warm climates
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Other info: Self-sows freely and abundantly
Pollinators: Self
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Love-Lies-Bleeding
  • Green Tassel Flower
  • Green Tails

  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 14, 2014 8:11 AM concerning plant:
    This is a vigorous annual herb up to 3 ft. high. Unusual and beautiful. It should be planted where it can be seen. Looks good planted with the red/purple amaranths.

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