globe amaranth


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Synonyms for globe amaranth

tropical American herb having rose to red or purple flowers that can be dried without losing color

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Zones 7-9, 14-17: Set out sixpacks or 4-inch plants of ageratum, coreopsis, dahlia, gaillardia, globe amaranth, impatiens, lobelia, Madagascar periwinkle (vinca), marigold, nicotiana, penstemon, perennial statice, petunia, phlox, portulaca, salvia, sanvitalia, sunflower, sweet alyssum, torenia, verbena, and zinnia.
Four to six weeks before the average date of the last frost in your area, start seeds indoors for warm-season annuals (ageratum, celosia, coleus, globe amaranth, and marigold) and vegetables (eggplant, melon, pepper, squash, and tomato).
For annuals, try garden verbena, globe amaranth, Madagascar periwinkle (vinca), portulaca, scarlet sage, sunflower, and zinnias.
Try ageratum, dwarf dahlia, globe amaranth, impatiens, lobelia, Madagascar periwinkle (vinca), marigold, statice, petunia, phlox, portulaca, salvia, sanvitalia, sunflower, sweet alyssum, verbena, and zinnia.
When they start looking ragged, pull them out and replant beds and containers with heat-tolerant annuals such as gazania, globe amaranth, gloriosa daisy Madagascar periwinkle, marigold, moss rose, petunia, sunflower, and zinnia.
Other flowers to try: globe amaranth in mixed colors, sprays of lavender with coral bells (Heuchera), or yarrow.
For summer color, set out coreopsis, gaillardia, globe amaranth, Madagascar periwinkle, penstemon, perennial statice, portulaca, salvia, sanvitalia, sunflower, verbena, and zinnia.