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Joseph's Coat

Botanical Name
Amaranthus tricolor
Hardiness
Annual
Height
1.5 to 5 feet
Width
1 to 2 feet
Flowers
Grown for colorful foliage
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Well-drained to dry
Planting & Care
  • This plant tolerates heat, drought and poor soil
  • Taller varieties may need staking
Problems
Root rot with wet soils, stem borer, aphids, fungal leaf spot, aster yellows
Varieties
  • Illumination - red, orange and yellow foliage; 4-5'
  • Molten Fire - dark red foliage
  • Flamingo Fountain - thin, crimson foliage

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