What is This Plant? (Amaranth)

Does anyone know what this plant is? I planted a package of seeds of mixed peppers. This grew. It is a beautiful plant but has not produced any peppers?

Hardiness Zone: 7b

Christine from Sanremo, Italy

September 15, 20060 found this helpful

It is a form of Amaranth. I bought seeds of this, the common name was "Love-Lies-Bleeding." Be warned - it re-seeds readily. Though I haven't tried them, I understand the seeds are edible - they were a source of proteins for the native americans.

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September 18, 20060 found this helpful

It looks like a variety of amaranth, which is a grain. The plumes will probably produce small seeds which will be slightly smaller than rice grains.

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September 18, 20060 found this helpful

If anyone wants to give away seeds I would love to try them you can contact me @ Mookie9853 AT aol.com

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