Globe Amaranth 'Gnome Purple' Seeds

Popular for crafting and flower arrangements.

Availability: In stock

All orders are hand packaged and may take up to 2 weeks to ship.


These pretty purple flowers offer continuous summer color and are ideal for containers. Cheerful, 1” flowers bloom freely on sturdy plants and draw in plenty of hummingbirds and butterflies. The flowers hold their color well when dried and are popular for crafting and flower arrangements.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Gomphrena globosa
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 6 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 20 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/16 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Magenta (Pink-Purple), Purple
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Blue-Green, Silver/Gray, Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Other Details Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, Flowers are good for drying and preserving
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50