MR W TIDMAN of Beckfoot Drive, Woodway Park, writes: I must say how much I enjoyed reading John Overton's letter regarding corvettes, as I served on HMS Amaranthus
for quite a while (Any Questions, August 30).
Fresh flower options: safflower, coffeeberry, amaranthus
, 'Blue Lace' scabiosa, burnt orange watsonia, German thistle, orange gerbera, seeded eucalyptus, yellow aster, rose
If you have a greenhouse, conservatory or patio which is warm in summer, then for a really dazzling display of bright yellow leaves you could try the half-hardy annual Amaranthus
English: Sessile Joyweed 3 Amaranthus
A ADRIENNE SAYS: You must include sweet peas, calendulas, clarkia, cosmos, sunflowers and amaranthus
plus any other hardy annuals that take your fancy.
A threatened plant, Amaranthus
pumilus, has been making a comeback along East Coast shorelines for the past 10 years.
Bittersweet is an attractive foliage plant with unusual flower spikes that are ideal for use in dried arrangements.
Chapter 5 21st-Century Weed Science: A Call For Amaranthus
Red Charlotte roses and red coffee bean berries accented the bouquet, and hanging rubrum amaranthus
Grain amaranth belongs to the cosmopolitan Amaranthus
genus of some 60 species .
The event will include tips on growing exotic fare from India, the Far East, Africa and the Caribbean such as mustard greens, amaranthus
, methi and callaloo.
Otherwise known as amaranthus
, it forms a really eyecatching feature within your summer bedding displays.