Globe Amaranth Mixed Colors – Item #3469

$2.09

Perky globe-shaped flowers are long lasting in a sunny garden, in cut flower bouquets, and as a dried flower. Plants are heat and drought tolerant. To dry, cut stems shortly after flowers open. Tie stems together and hang upside down in a dark, well-ventilated area until dry.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 4″ (10cm)

Sprouts In: 15-20 days

Thinning: 12-15″ (30-38cm)

Start indoors about 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow outdoors after soil has warmed and there is no chance of frost. Prefers full sun, good drainage, and non-alkaline soil. Keep plants evenly moist and remove faded flowers to prolong blooming.

Soak seeds in water overnight to aid germination.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Gomphrena globosa

Height: 18-24″ (46-61cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual