Gomphrena globosa

Gomphrena haageana

  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Flower name
    Gomphrena globosa
  • Scientific name
    Gomphrena haageana
  • Aliasキバナセンニチソウ, 黄花千日紅, 黄花千日草, Rio Grande globe amaranth
  • Place of originTropical America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September, October

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.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Gomphrena
  • Species
    G. haageana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHardy Annual grass
  • Flower colorsOrange Red
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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