Globe Amaranth (Gomphrena globosa 'Audray Bicolor Rose')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 30 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Other: Hairy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: lilac-rose/white
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 5-10 days at 75F-80F
Depth to plant seed: cover lightly
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Texas Superstar®

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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2012-08-04
By Anne
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-08-05Gomphrena - Globe Flower 006
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2012-08-24
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-08-02Gomphrena - Globe Flower 003
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-08-05Gomphrena - Globe Flower 005
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