One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A tall South American plant with upright brushlike spikes of small red flowers.
Amaranthus hypochondriacus, family Amaranthaceae
- ‘Flowering through the summer months, Prince's Feather is a striking specimen as a fast-growing accent for the flower border.’
- ‘Amaranthus is also called as Amaranth, Tampala, Tassel Flower, Flaming Fountain, Fountain Plant, Joeseph's Coat, Love-lies-bleeding, Molten Flower, Prince's Feather and Summer Poinsettia.’
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