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Botanical Name: Amaranthus tricolor
Common Name(s): Joseph's coat
An excellent red-foliaged plant for background and mass plantings in summer. Sow seed in spring and space seedlings 250mm apart.
Botanical Pronunciation: am-uh-RANTH-us TRY-kull-lur
An excellent red-foliaged plant.
Amaranthus tricolor is used as a cooked leaf vegetable.