FOREST™ Red Gomphrena FOREST™ Red Gomphrena

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FOREST™ Red Gomphrena

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  • Compact and Airy,
  • Nice Texture,
  • Loves Heat and Sun,
Common Name:Globe amaranth
Plant Type:Annual
Brand:Proven Selections
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 What is my zone?
Height:2 - 2 Feet
Spread:2 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color:Red Shades

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(Globe amaranth) Looking to add a funky, fun new annual to your garden or container designs? Forest™ Red Gomphrena is a real head turner! Standing 24-26 inches tall, Forest™ Red adds an airy splash of color to your garden designs. Gomphrena produce flowers from early summer through the fall, the hotter the better! The flowers of Forest™ Red are a bright red color, with a straw like texture. The foliage is very airy with a tall stem that holds up the flower. Gomphrena Forest™ Red is a great filler, that mixes well with just about any combination of flowers, we recommend mixing with Salvia, Coleus and Superbena just to name a few. Planted in full sun, this garden jewel will not only be an attraction, but will attract butterflies. Forest™ Red is compact in size, making this a fine choice for containers, borders or just about anywhere you need a spot of color. Gomphrena make a great cut flower for indoor enjoyment.
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FOREST™ Red Gomphrena globosa

Common Name Globe amaranth
USDA Hardiness Zone 9, 10
Plant Type Annual
Brand Proven Selections
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color Red Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant
Design Use Border, Combination Containers, Container, Massing, Specimen
Container Design Filler
Season of Interest (Flowering) Fall, Late Spring or Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer
Heidi's Pick

I loved the airy spots of color that Forest™ Red Gomphrena added both in landscape presentaions and container displays. A must have New Annual for my garden this year!

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