Amaranthus cruentus | Hopi Red Dye
Amaranthus cruentus | Hopi Red Dye
Amaranthus cruentus | Hopi Red Dye

Amaranthus cruentus | Hopi Red Dye

Regular price$14.00
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Such a stunning colour! Rich, deep burgundy/red, with it's delicate and graceful curves, it's a designer's dream for bouquet and centerpiece floristry work right from its very first cuts.
Those first cuts are perfect for large installation work, and multiple secondary cuts are perfect for bouquets. The flower bracts are used to colour Hopi piki bread too. Although it is best used as a food dye, you can use it to obtain yellows and oranges on wool with the use of fixatives which come out about as same tones as turmeric or onion skins. Grows to 1metre tall and needs planting about 40 cm wide. Does best in full sun. A plant made to have fun with!
Pot size: 1 litre.
We have updated our shipping rates:
Depending on the number of plants you are ordering the cost of freight will vary as indicated by the shipping rates below.
  • Auckland City | $12 minimum
  • Middle North Island | $15 minimum
  • Rest of North Island | $16 minimum
  • South Island | $25 minimum
Please note... Shipping to South Island is applied as Economy by default. If you wish to upgrade your order to overnight courier, please add this to the note section of your order or get in touch with us and we will contact you with the price difference and await your confirmation.
If your order exceeds shipping rates (Shipping rates are calculated to 24kg maximum = approx. 24 x 1 Litre sized plants), please contact us for assistance at to organize shipping arrangements.
    For smaller items such as moon calendars, books, cards, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which will be automatically applied, which you will see at checkout.

    Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on weight and your location, including rural destinations.

    • All of our orders are dispatched using NZ Post which is a 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 NZ Post deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural and South Island delivery which may add up to two days. 


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