Gomphrena - Plant
Common name: globe amaranth
Color: White to yellow with bright magenta bracts
Bloom time: June to frost
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Compact and colorful, Gomphrena produces globular flowerheads that brighten the garden and are great for fresh-cut and dried floral arrangements. Excellent choice for dry, sunny locations.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 70 F to 75 F.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Water in very dry conditions.
Borders, rock gardens, cutting gardens, annual beds or containers. Also useful as an edger.
- Plant is laxative, stomachic, carminative, astringent, depurative, emetic and good diuretic; found efficacious in renal dropsis and general anasarca.
- Also used in coughs, pneumonia, rheumatism, piles, boils, skin eruptions, kidney stone and colic.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use,
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