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Gomphrena serrata 'Little Grapes'

(Syn.: Gomphrena decumbens), Airy Bachelor Buttons
Gomphrena serrata Little Grapes

Code: 90434

Price: $8.95

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Family: Amaranthaceae

Everyone loves this plant for its cute mini globe amaranthe type purple blossoms. They are held high above on wiry sprawling stems, thus creating an airy display. The abundant flowers can be used for cutting and also dry nicely. This tender perennial likes full sun, amended soil, and regular watering. It forms a mound about 3 feet high. The airy blooms combine nicely with other plants in the flower garden. It's recommended to cut it back in the winter to force fresh spring growth. Flowers summer and fall. Sometimes sold as Gomphrena 'Teensy Weensy'. It's native to the West Indies, Brazil and Argentina. USDA zones 9 - 11.

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