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General Globe Amaranth (Gomphrena) Information


Gomphrena - Globe Amaranth

Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa, Gomphrena haageana
Globe Amaranth or Gomphrena may have white, red, purple, carmine and different shades of pink round, papery clover-like flowers.
Annual Herb
Common Names Gomphrena
Height 18 inches.
Cultivar  
Propagation By seed at 70°F.
Cultivation Full sun in well drained soil.
Disease  
Harvest When flowers are in full bloom.
Drying Hang Gomphrena upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place.
Uses Accent with excellent natural colors.
Comments Globe Amaranth tolerates (and enjoys) drought and heat.
Notes Rodents enjoy their seed.
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