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Love-Lies-Bleeding (Love Lies Bleeding, Amaranthus)

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  • Common Name: Love-Lies-Bleeding (Love Lies Bleeding, Amaranthus)
  • Latin Name: Amaranthus caudatus
  • Family Name: Amaranthaceae
This plant will absorb the nitrates from surrounding soil, making an otherwise non-toxic plant, toxic, and could cause organ damage. It also contains moderately high levels of oxalic acid, so better be safe and err on the side of caution and avoid this one.
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