Gomphrena globosa

An old fashion flower that is easy to grow, tough and drought resistant. Excellent cut flower and dries well also. Short and tall varieties available and is a consistent performer in the garden. Good mix with other annuals for an informal look. Holds up well under heat, humidity and rain.

At a Glance

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 6 - 18 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Bloom Color: Pink, Purple, Red, White
  • Bloom Season: June - October
  • Hardiness: Tender Annual
  • Size: Medium


Full sun in average garden soil. Drought tolerant, only needing water when very dry conditions persist.


  • ‘Fireworks’

  • ‘Pin Ball’ series

  • ‘Buddy’ series

  • ‘Gnome’ series

  • ‘Audrey’ series

  • ‘Las Vegas’ series


Tends to come into flower late