love-lies-bleeding

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love-lies-bleeding

any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers
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It is known that in seeds of Amaranthus caudatus white light inhibits germination and that gibberellins or cytokinins reverse the inhibition.
Take for instance Amaranthus caudatus 'Pony Tails'.