Gomphrena is a warm-season annual plant. Butterflies are attacked on flowers. 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.
Seeds per Packet
1.00 to 2.00 feet
June to frost
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
Full Sun to Partial Shade
70 F to 75 F.
Apply any organic fertilizer
June to frost
Gomphrena Purple special feature
Borders, rock gardens, cutting gardens, annual beds or containers. 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
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do gomphrena purple grow?
On average gomphrena purple grows 1.00 to 2.00 feet
What color are gomphrena purple ?
A gomphrena purple plant bears flowers of color Purple
How hard is gomphrena purple to grow?
A gomphrena purple is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a gomphrena purple need?
A gomphrena purple prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade