Globe Amaranth

Globe Amaranth
Scientific Name: Gomphrena globosa

Plant Characteristics: Globe Amaranth is an annual with large, brilliant magenta flowers.

Plant Uses:

Decorative: This long-blooming flower was picked throughout the season and hung to dry to be used in dried flower arrangements.

Fun Fact: Globe Amaranth was perhaps the most popular annual flower of the colonial era. The plant originated in India, and made its way to America in Pennsylvanian gardens via England.

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