Puriri Lane | Amaranthus cruentus | Hot Biscuits
Puriri Lane | Amaranthus cruentus | Hot Biscuits

Amaranthus cruentus | Hot Biscuits

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00
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 This is such a productive plant so an excellent choice for the cutting garden.  Used extensively as a filler in bouquets, Amaranthus Hot Biscuits add a beautiful textural quality to floral work.  The colour is fabulous and it flowers abundantly throughout the season.  The colour alway illicits many comments from visitors to our gardens. Plants should have their growing tips pinched out when the plant gets to about 30cm in height to ensure you get a nice bushy plant and lots of seed heads.

Being an annual, the more you cut the seed heads, the more the plant will produce.  Plants should be sited in full sun and planted out once all danger of frost has passed. Seed heads should be harvested when they are about 3/4's of the way open.  Removing the foliage will make the attractive caramel seed heads more visible.  Great for cutting and lasts approximately 7 days in a vase.  A favourite of our Flower Farmers. Seed can be easily collected from the seed heads.

Annual | May self sow

Height about 1.2m x 35cm Wide

Plant size PB2 | Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
    • Auckland City | $10
    • Upper North Island | $18 (Northland)
    • Middle North Island | $15  (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
    • Lower North Island | $18
    • South Island | $29
    • Waiheke or outer lying islands, please contact for a quote
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee

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Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz