Gomphrena produces globular flowerheads that brighten the garden. Gomphrena is a warm-season annual plant. Butterflies are attacked on flower. Gomphrena flower is used as a cut flower or dried flower. Dried flower is simply hanging them upside down in a well-ventilated place, and you will have colour to enjoy all winter.
|Common Name||globe amaranth|
|Height||1.00 to 2.00 feet|
|Bloom Time||June to frost|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
- Water in very dry conditions
Gomphrena Purple Care
- Sow gomphrena seeds as an indoor plant to get a head start, or outdoors where you want the plants to grow at about the time of your last spring frost
|Sunlight||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Temperature||70 F to 75 F.|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season||June to frost|
Gomphrena Purple Special Feature
Borders, rock gardens, cutting gardens, annual beds or contain, Also useful as an edge.
Gomphrena Purple Uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Plant is laxative, stomachic, carminative, astringent, depurative, emetic and good diuretic; found efficacious in renal dropsies and general anasarca
- Also used in coughs, pneumonia, rheumatism, piles, boils, skin eruptions, kidney stone and colic
- Note: Use only after consulting the specialist
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