Hopi Red Dye Amaranth Organic Flower Seeds

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Wayland Chiles: Wayland Chiles

A commanding presence in the garden, this heirloom amaranth grows 4½-6' tall with a showy display of dark purple-green leaves, solid purple stems, and long, draping deep purple-red inflorescences. Used for dye or as an ornamental, which notes this variety was collected in the lower area of Moenkopi, Arizona. The Hopi people make a natural scarlet food dye from the flower bracts to color piki bread.

  • Organic
  • Stunning ornamental
  • Grows 4 1/2-6' tall
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