Audray Purple-Red Gomphrena Seed

Product ID:4479

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Gomphrena globosa

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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95 - 110 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
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.
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Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts

Audray Purple-Red Gomphrena Seed

Product ID:4479

New! Productive accent flower for fresh and dried arrangements.

Our substitute for QIS™ Purple gomphrena, which temporarily has limited inventory. Audray Purple-Red is very similar to QIS™ Purple in terms of productivity and the bloom color is identical. 1 1/2" blooms. Also known as globe amaranth and common globe amaranth. Ht. 18–28". Avg. 12,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Gomphrena globosa

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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95 - 110 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
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.
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Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts

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

SOWING: Transplant - Sow into 72-cell flats, or preferred seedling container, 6-8 weeks before planting outside. Cover lightly with 1/8" growing media. Harden off plants and transplant out after danger of frost. Direct seeding is not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: 18-28".

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.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Any soil with good drainage.

USES: Cut flower or bedding plant.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Gomphrena spp.

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