Planting and 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
Soil: well-drained soil
Temperature: 70 F to 75 F.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Gomphrena purple
Water in very dry conditions.
June to frost
Typical uses of Gomphrena purple
Special features: Borders, rock gardens, cutting gardens, annual beds or containers. Also useful as an edge.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: 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.