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Gomphrena haageana

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to November
  • Height0.3m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourRed, deep pink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Gomphrena haageana. This is a half-hardy annual and is grown for its charming flowers and excellent drying qualities.

Characteristics

Annual, Shrub or Herbaceous

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, dried arrangements

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  • Gomphrena haageana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

The soil should be of good quality and well drained. Full sun is essential for good growth and best flowering.

Propagation

When sowing the seeds, try to soak them in water for a few days before planting which will aid in a speedier germination.

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