Common Name: Amaranthus
Cultivar: 'Pygmy Torch'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist
Time to plant seeds: January to March
Flowering period: July to September
A dwarf, bushy annual with dark purple-green leaves. From summer to early autumn, this plant produces erect cymes of maroon flowers. Sow indoors in early spring and plant out once the danger of frost has passed in May or June.
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