Pendant amaranth, Tassel flower, Velvet flower, Foxtail amaranth (Eng.), Amarant (Afr.)
A beautiful statement plant. The botanical name of Love-Lies-Bleeding derives from Greek meaning “unfading flower”. The flowers are very long lasting cut flowers and they can be easily dried. It is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, but its protein-rich seeds can also be ground into a nutritious flour.