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Almanac Planting Co 'Strawberry Fields' Gomphrena (Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry')

'Strawberry Fields' Gomphrena

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Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry'

Overview

Uses: Flowering plant 

Benefits: Easy to take care of. Produces beautiful red bracts that are great for drying. Attracts bees and butterflies. 

Zones: 2 - 11 

Sun: Full

Life Cycle: Annual (perennial in zones 9-11)

Mature Height: 30"

Mature Width: 18"

Summary

Gomphrena haageana—commonly known as Button Flower—is a semi-compact annual that's best known for its bright reddish, flower-like bracts that are incredibly well suited for drying and preservation. 

These bracts provide gorgeous color to your garden from summer through fall, and are known to retain their unique colors even after they are dried (everlasting). They're also especially eye-catching and long-lasting freshly cut flowers.

Similiar to Gomphrena globosa, only taller and slightly more tender.

This particular cultivar, 'Strawberry Fields', is known for producing deep red bracts that are accented with hints of yellow and white.

Care

Gomphrena haageana Care

Plant after the last spring frost, ideally when temperatures are above 50°F.

Plant Gomphrena haageana in full sun.

Fertilize as required, especially if planted in poor soil. 

Keep its soil moist, but not wet. Irrigate during establishment, and during periods of drought. 

May require staking, especially in areas prone to high winds. 

Does best in temperatures between 65°F and 95°F.

Size

Size of Gomphrena haageana for Sale

The Gomphrena haageana that we sell online will ship in a 4" grow pot. Each plant will be appropriately sized for its pot. 

Size of Gomphrena haageana When Fully Grown

Gomphrena haageana typically grows to a height of around 30" and a width of around 18". 

Additional Information

Common Names of Gomphrena haageana

  • Button Flower

Toxicity and Risks of Gomphrena haageana

Gomphrena haageana is not considered toxic to people or pets. In fact, it's often referred to as an edible plant with antioxidant properties.