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Amaranthus tricolor 'Perfecta'

Summer Poinsettia
  • Amaranthus 'Perfecta' is a narrow, columnar plant with brightly colored foliage.
  • No two plants of Amaranthus 'Perfecta' have the same color pattern!
  • Amaranthus 'Perfecta' prefers full sun and a loamy soil and will bloom from mid-summer to frost.

Height: 4-5 ft

Spread: 12-18 in

Color: Chartreuse, Green, Red, Yellow


  • Focal Point
  • Container
  • Great Foliage
  • Combination

Combo Usage:

  • Thriller (focal point)


  • Garden Geek


  • Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Multi-Color

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2