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PlantFiles: Amaranthus, Summer Poinsettia
Amaranthus 'Magic Fountains Mix'

Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Amaranthus (am-uh-RANTH-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Magic Fountains Mix

Synonym:Amaranthus caudatus

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Navarre, Florida
Atlanta, Georgia
Davenport, Iowa
Louisville, Kentucky
Cincinnati, Ohio
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Smyrna, Tennessee
Austin, Texas (2 reports)
Fort Worth, Texas

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