• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

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

Related Content

Upcoming Live Events
& Webinars


April 18, 2024
Be a Waterwise Gardener
Golden Rondelle Theater, Racine, WI
Register now

April 20, 2024
Pruning Hydrangeas and Other Shrubs 
Pasquesi Home & Gardens, Lake Bluff, IL

April 27, 2024
Ridges & Rivers Book Festival
Viroqua, WI

April 28, 2024
Flowering Trees and Shrubs
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

May 1, 2024
FREE WEBINAR

Ornamental Fruits and Vegetables
Register now

May 4, 2024
Garden U 2024 

New Richmond, WI
Register now

May 9, 2024
FREE WEBINAR

How to Plant Your Rain Garden
Register now

May 11, 2024

Ask The Plant Doctor Q & A
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

May 12, 2024
Ask The Plant Doctor Q & A
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

May 18, 2024
Ask The Plant Doctor Q & A
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI​​​​​​​

June 1, 2024
Selecting, Planting, Pruning and Caring for Hydrangeas
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI

June 5, 2024
FREE WEBINAR

Under-Appreciated Pollinators
Register now

WATCH ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Enter to Win The Birds & Blooms' Ultimate Gardening Guide !

ENTER NOW