Dried dark blue Amaranthus, the bunch of dark blue dried Amaranthus is about 60 centimeters long. The dark blue bunch of dried Amaranthus is good to use as a mono bouquet, but also beautiful to process in a colorful bouquet with different types of dried flowers and lengths.
Did you know;
Some varieties are cultivated as vegetables in eastern Asia, in Africa (including Amaranthus viridis) and in Greece, where it is called vlita (βλήτα) (Amaranthus blitum var. sylvestre), one of the many varieties of chórta (χόρτα).
The plants have an earthy, full flavor. Amaranth appears on the menu in some restaurants as 'Chinese spinach'.
The seeds were an important food source for the Incas, the food is now known as 'kiwicha' in the Andes. The Aztecs used the seeds for the preparation of ritual drinks and food. In Europe, the plant is known as a grain substitute in a gluten-free diet.
Extra fun fact;
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is also an annual plant from the amaranth family. Quinoa occurs naturally in South America. The cultivated variety has been an important food source there for a long time.
Article number: G08_AMARANTHUS_BLAUW
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