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Amaranthus gangeticus Flowers


  • As the name mentions when this flower blooms it looks like an elephant’s trunk is pointing towards the sky. This deep red flower is large and can be 10-12 in. long and the plant grows 1-5 ft. tall. The seeds are edible and can be popped cooked like a grain or grounded into flour. Not only are the seeds edible but the young leaves is nutritious and can be eaten.
  • Height: 3-5 ft
FLOWERS AMARANTH ELEPHANT HEAD Amaranthus gangeticus Flowers from Seeds by Design