Amaranthus tricolor

Amaranthus tricolor is an ornamental plant also known as Joseph's coat, after the Biblical figure Joseph, who is said to have worn a coat of many colors. Cultivars have striking yellow, red and green foliage.The leaves may be eaten as a salad vegetable. In Africa, it is usually cooked as a leafy vegetable.It appears on the coat of arms of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where it is called "flowers gentle".