Gomphrena ‘Pinball Purple’ via Instagram

Gomphrena ‘Pinball Purple’ via Instagram

Gomphrena ‘Pinball Purple’

Spotted at the nursery this weekend. Might find a place in my front garden.

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From Missouri Botanic Garden

Annual. Easily grown in average, well-drained soils in full sun. Although mature plants exhibit good drought resistance, plants grow best with regular moisture throughout the growing season. Extremely good heat tolerance. Sow seed directly in the garden after last frost date. Use ample amounts of seed since germination rate can be quite low. For earlier bloom, start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Most nurseries carry plants in cell/six packs. Set seedlings or purchased plants out after last frost date. Pinch young plants to promote bushiness.



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