love lies bleeding seed

SSnow(z6 MO)September 5, 2005

I don't remember what the seeds that I planted this spring looked like. Are the seeds white colored - or does that mean that they aren't done yet?

Thanks,

Shannon

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peat_moss(z6 Mo)

Shannon,

Take a peak at the site below; 2nd row, last picture. Hope it helps.

Ann

Here is a link that might be useful: seed pic

    Bookmark   September 6, 2005 at 7:29AM
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Hollywog(z7soIL)

If they are white, something isn't right. Maybe not ripe, or maybe you have the wrong thing. I just waited until the flowers were dried out and shook them into my hand--tiny black seeds fell into my hand very easily.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2005 at 11:11PM
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fairydancer(z5 NY)

Sorry Hollywog, but I think you are mistaken. Love Lies Bleeding seed are certainly not black. They are a rose, pink or lightly tinted white color. Just like the picture peat moss linked.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2005 at 9:00AM
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mollyzone5

Hollywog
There are other kinds of amaranthus that have black seed but the love lies bleeding are a rosy reddish color.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2005 at 9:43AM
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