Amaranthus tricolor

Amaranthus tricolor

  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Amaranthus tricolor
  • Flower name
    Amaranthus tricolor
  • Scientific name
    Amaranthus tricolor
  • Aliasアマランサス・トリカラー, 葉鶏頭, Amaranthus tricolor, ガンライコウ, 雁来紅, Amaranthus, ハゲイトウ, パーフェクタ・トリカラー
  • Place of originTropical Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Amaranthus tricolor

Amaranthus tricolor is originally from tropical Asia and is a non-hardy annual plant of the amaranthus. It reaches puberty vividly in early fall, and a beautiful leaf is mainly appreciated. The leaf grows each other. A color and the design of the leaf, form, size diversify, and there are a large number of kinds. The flower grows on the leaf side with a small purple flower. To the friend of the amaranth a string cockscomb (string cockscomb, Amaranthus caudatus:) There are amateur Langsat cow needlefishs) and Kei Sugimori cane (Amaranthus cruentus). In addition, there are cockscomb (cello Shea) and Kurume cockscomb appreciating flower arrangement in close relation by the other genus (the cockscomb genus).

Generic name: Drain : Amaranthus tricolor, scientific name: Amaranthus tricolor, another name: Amaranthus tricolor, Amaranthus, Pourthiaea villosa, place of origin: Tropical Asia, height of a rice plant: 30-150 cm, leaf shape: A lancet arch, a leaf color: Rouge, pink, red, yellow, the admiration period: From August to October.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Amaranthus
  • Species
    A. tricolor
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeOne year non-cold-resistant grass
  • Flower colorsYellow Red
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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