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Amaranthus tricolor

Family: amaranthaceae
Common name(s): elephant head amaranth
Synonym(s): Amaranthus gangeticus
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 5~8 - 10~11

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Amaranthus tricolor

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (7 varieties in database) (5 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 8-11) (18 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (additional pages for other varieties) (zone 5) (3 photos)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 7-10) (2 photos)
  • Hayefield: Amaranthus gangeticus 'Elephant Head' - Garden writer Nancy Ondra presents a plant growing in her garden, with description and photographs. (2 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics.
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (4 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. (1 photo)

Amaranthus tricolor var. salicifolius

Common name(s): Summer Poinsettia, Flaming Fountain
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 8 - 11

Links

  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 8-11) (18 photos)

Amaranthus tricolor vegetable

Common name(s): tampala

Links

  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (1 photo)

Last updated:04 Jul 2017