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Gomphrena 'Pink Zazzle'

Phonetic Spelling
gom-FREE-nuh
Description

Pink Zazzle Gomphrena is a hybrid annual with showy continuous blooms. This hybrid is compact, growing to 1-1.5 feet tall and wide with larger blooms than other gomphrenas. The 2-3 inch rounded pink flower heads are actually papery bracts with the true flowers growing in between. They are long-lasting and bloom for the season.

Plant in average well-drained soils in full sun and do not overwater. They are heat and drought tolerant and can be used in containers, borders, rock gardens and are good for cutting and dried flowers.

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Tags:
#showy flowers#full sun tolerant#annuals#drought tolerant#pink flowers#long-lasting flowers#globular#long bloom time#border planting#patio planting#butterfly friendly#container plant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#full sun tolerant#annuals#drought tolerant#pink flowers#long-lasting flowers#globular#long bloom time#border planting#patio planting#butterfly friendly#container plant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Gomphrena
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts butterflies
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Habit/Form:
    Multi-stemmed
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Good Dried
    Long Bloom Season
    Long-lasting
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Dome
    Flower Petals:
    Bracts
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    2-3 inch wide globular flowers are actually papery bracts with the true flowers growing in between. New bracts and flowers grow on top of the old ones allowing them to last long on the plant. Magenta flowers, fade to pink, bloom all season.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Linear
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
    Leaf Description:
    Linear to elliptical fuzzy green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Wiry green stems
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Patio
    Small Space
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Children's Garden
    Cutting Garden
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Dry Soil