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Gomphrena globosa

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Family: Amaranthaceae

Subfamily: Gomphrenoideae

Characteristics: Herbaceous perennial 60 cm

Seeds per packet: 30


These attractive old fashioned bedding plants are very easy to grow, whether in container or in the landscape.

In the landscape, they make a very striking border plant rose globe shaped flower heads that are borne on stiff upright branches and will bloom over a long period.

These colourful heads can be collected and dried for use in dried flower arrangements.

Prefers an average to slightly sandy well-drained soil in a sunny position.

Tropical: Early Spring to Late Autumn.
Temperate: Spring to Late Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Autumn.

Sow: 3mm deep
Scatter direct or sow in trays and cover lightly with fine soil or seed raising mix. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: Scatter
Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 10-12 weeks

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