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Globe amaranth
Gomphrena globosa


Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
6 - 18 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Pink
Purple
Red
White
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Medium
 

Features

An old fashion flower that is easy to grow, tough and drought resistant. Excellent cut flower and dries well also. Short and tall varieties available and is a consistent performer in the garden. Good mix with other annuals for an informal look. Holds up well under heat, humidity and rain.

Culture

Full sun in average garden soil. Drought tolerant, only needing water when very dry conditions persist.

Cultivars

  • 'Buddy' series (short)
  • 'Gnome' series (short)
  • 'Strawberry Fields'
  • 'BiColor Rose'
  • 'All Around Purple'
  • 'Purple Gomp'

Notes

Tends to come into flower late