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Gomphrena 'Fireworks'

 
Gomphrena 'Fireworks'
globe amaranth
Common name globe amaranth
Family amaranthaceae
Life cycle annual/perennial
Flowers pink
Size 2-4'
Light sun

A hybrid or cultivar gomphrena grown for its show-stopper balls of pink flowers with yellow stamens, held on stiff stems well above the foliage. It is supposedly hardy here in the Houston area; I bought our specimen late in the season, a little bedraggled, so I do hope it returns next year.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pondside

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