Flowers Gomphrena (Globe Amaranth) QIS™ Carmine

QIS™ Carmine

Gomphrena Seed

Product ID: 1529

Best rose-colored gomphrena for cut flowers.

Unusual, glowing, carmine blooms on long stems. We have found the QIS™ (Quality in Seed) series to be the best choice for cut-flower production for its stem quality, length, and uniformity. Also known as globe amaranth and Rio Grande globe amaranth. Ht. 18-20". Avg. 6,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Price
 
Quantity
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Packet

$3.95
Backordered until Mar 05, 2017

250 Seeds

$6.15
Backordered until Mar 05, 2017

500 Seeds

$8.60
In Stock

1,000 Seeds

$15.75
In Stock

5,000 Seeds

$71.60
Backordered until Mar 10, 2017

10,000 Seeds

$131.30
Backordered until Mar 10, 2017
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-14 days at 70-78°F (21-26°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Keep soil surface moist. Transplant to cell packs or larger containers about 3 weeks after sowing. Transplant outside after danger of frost has passed.
Direct seeding is not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Any soil with good drainage.

PLANT SPACING: 6-8". No pinching or support is necessary.

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when flowers are in color but before fully open.
Dried: Harvest when flowers are completely open; hang to dry.

USES: Cut flower or bedding plant.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Gomphrena haageana
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
85 - 100 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts