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Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry Fields'


Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry Fields'

Family Name: Amaranthaceae


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant

Description and Ethnobotany

Cultivation This easy-to-grow cultivar begins to flower at 70 days and continues to bloom for a month or more. The flowering period can be extended by removing spent flowers. Transplant seedlings rather than directly sowing the seed. The seed can be saved for another crop. 
Ethnobotanical Uses Cut - Dried Flower: The flowers retain their bright colours even after dried.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Red

Image Repository



Master ID 32755
Species ID 7167
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Species record last updated on: 20 August 2021.