Amaranthus caudatus

Amaranthus caudatus

  • Amaranthus caudatus
  • Amaranthus caudatus
  • Flower name
    Amaranthus caudatus
  • Scientific name
    Amaranthus caudatus
  • Aliasアマランサス・カウダツス, 紐鶏頭, Amaranthus caudatus, Love Lies Bleeding, Tassel Flower, アマランサス, ヒモゲイトウ
  • Place of originIndia, tropical America, Africa
  • Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October
  • Language of flowersDon't worry

What is Amaranthus caudatus

Amaranthus caudatus or Love Lies Bleeding (scientific name: Amaranthus caudatus) is a large-scale annual grass of non-cold-resistant of the family Amaranthus, which is native to India, Tropical America and Africa. It makes hang a long flower stalk like a string in autumn. Flower color is red or green and red one is commonly seen. In Japanese name, it is called Senninkoku from the tradition that the hermit eats seeds from the shape of the flower stalks. This fruit is eaten in Brazil as well as hermit(Sennin). Recently it has been on the market as a natural food even in Japan.

Common name: Amaranthus caudatus or Love Lies Bleeding, Scientific name: Amaranthus caudatus , aka:Amaranthus, Amaranthus caudatus, Love Lies Bleeding, Tassel Flower, Origin: India, Tropical America or Africa, Plant Length: 100 to 200 cm, Inflorescence Length: 20 to 40 cm, Awashing Period: August to October.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthus
  • Genus
    Amaranthus
  • Species
    A. caudatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual grass
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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