Flower NameGomphrena globosa
Formal NameGomphrena haageana
Alias黄花千日紅, 黄花千日草, Rio Grande globe amaranth
MorphHardy Annual grass
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Petal shapecapitate corolla
Leaf typeBroad ovate Leaf
Flowering placeGarden Ct flower・Flower arrangement Pot flower
SeasonJul Aug Sep Oct
Height50 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter2 ~ 2