Dainty blooms in a rich palette of orange, carmine, and cherry are produced in profusion on well branching plants. Globe amaranth is a country garden favourite. A useful flower for bouquets and floral arrangements. May also be used dried.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: 1/8"
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 6-9”
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to sow:
Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Cover seeds lightly. Harden off and transplant outdoors after last frost. Pinching is not necessary.
Globe amaranth is an easy to grow, heat loving annual. Blooms have an excellent vase life. Hang bunches upside-down for dried blooms. 85-100 days to maturity.