Gomphrena globosa

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    Gomphrena globosa @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Gomphrena globosa @ Yamaguchi Prefecture

Basic information

Flower Name
Gomphrena globosa
Formal Name
Gomphrena haageana
Alias
Rio Grande globe amaranth
Habitat
Tropical America
Morph
Hardy Annual grass

Comment

What is Gomphrena globosa

Gomphrena globosa or Kibana sen-nichiko (scientific name: Gomphrena haageana) is native to tropical America, and is a gardening seed of cold-resistant annual herbs of the family Amaranthaceae. A cute round head flower like a bonbon will bloom on a thin branchhead. The flowers are bright orange yellow or orange red. There are leaf bracts under the flower, leaves are thin. It is planted in cut flowers, potted plants, flower beds. It will be used as a dry flower as it will not fade even after drying. In addition to this varieties, there is Gomphrena globosa (Sennichiko, scientific name:Gomphrena globosa) as a gardening species. Both are similar in content, but globe amaranth is slightly smaller, flower color is peach, white, purple red, leaves are thick.

Generic name: Gomphrena globosa, Scientific name: Gomphrena haageana, aka: Kibana sen-nichiko, Gonfrena, Place of origin: Tropical America, Plant Length: 50 to 70 cm Flower Color: Red · Orange, Inflorescence Diameter: 2 cm Flowering Period: July - October.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Amaranthaceae
Genus
Gomphrena
Species
G. haageana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Broad ovate Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
GardenCt flower・Flower arrangementPot flower
Color
Red, Orange
Season
JulAugSepOct
Height
50 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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