Gomphrena flaccida ‘Pink Gem’

Pink Gem is a decorative annual flowering plant, with masses of lovely globe shaped bright pink flowers that are long lasting. The plant is rounded and mound shaped with green foliage, and looks great in containers or massed in the garden. Best in an open position in full sun, in a well drained soil, and likes some watering to be at its best. Attracts butterflies and bees, and the flowers remain for months on the plant, and are good for cut flowers.

Family : Amaranthaceae
Cultivar Name: Pink Gem
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.3
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Gomphrena flaccida
Common Name : Gomphrena
Height : 0.4
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Neutral
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Annual, Biennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects