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An annual plant (Amaranthus caudatus) native to South America, having clusters of small red flowers and widely cultivated as an ornamental and for its edible seeds.


(Plants) any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers


an amaranth, Amaranthus caudatus, having spikes of crimson flowers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
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A Snapdragon B Wallflower C Canterbury Bells D Love-lies-bleeding QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Which spirit is flavoured with juniper berries?
For a bit of extra sparkle, we're adding a few annuals grown in pots including love-lies-bleeding and a new blue silene called 'Blue Angel'.
Like the song, love-lies-bleeding speaks of abundance and thankfulness for the cycle of life.
Taking my cues from DeLillo, Gould, and Bach, the present essay takes a contrapuntal approach to three late works, the essay "Counterpoint" (2004), the novella The Body Artist (2000), and the play Love-Lies-Bleeding (2005).
Give plants room to grow, since sizes can range from 5 feet tall ('Hot Biscuits') to 8 feet tall (common love-lies-bleeding, shown above).
The Canadian author has written a variety of novels for young adults including fantasy in Truthsinger historical fiction in Love-Lies-Bleeding and the gripping realities of life on the streets for one teen in Theories of Relativity.
lilacs and spirea, the love-lies-bleeding and hollyhocks.
Thankfully, it looks as if our garden will never be without the dramatic plant love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus).
DeLillo has tried his hand at the more personal stuff before: The Body Artist, which was published in early 2001, and Love-Lies-Bleeding, a play from two years ago, both turn inward, meditating on relationships and grief rather than indulging the political obsessions for which DeLillo is known.
He's also an artist intent on creating a lasting piece of expression in the red rocks of the Southwest, and on pursuing his love for desert flowers, especially the stark but beautiful Love-Lies-Bleeding.