Globe Amaranth

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Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa
Bachelor’s Buttons; Cornflower
6

24 inches
8

12 inches
Tropical Americas
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Medium
  • Flowering

About This Plant

Full sun; a drought-tolerant annual that blooms in white, purple, pink and red. Easily grown from seed, globe amaranth has relatively few pest problems (but may develop root rot if over-watered.)

Also called globe amaranth and cornflower, it makes a long-lasting cut or dried flower.

Maintenance

An annual, requiring planting, watering to establish, and cleanup at the end of its growing season.

Features

Plant Type:
Annuals
Size:
6-24" H, 8-12" W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
Wildlife:
Butterflies, Pollinators
Flower Color:
Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow
Bloom Time:
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

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