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Globe amaranth

Gomphrena globosa

Also known as

Bachelor's buttons

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

40cm

20cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Globe amaranth Overview

This is a half-hardy annual. The clover-like flowerheads are produced in pink, purple, white, lavender, orange or red.

How to propagate Globe amaranth

Seed

Propagate by seed under glass in spring.

Other uses of Globe amaranth

Dried arrangements, edging, border, cutting bed