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Week 8 – February 22, 2024

Plant Information

Fireworks Gomphrena

  • Fireworks Gomphrena - Bloom
  • Fireworks Gomphrena - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Fireworks Gomphrena - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Fireworks Gomphrena - Cutflower
  • Fireworks Gomphrena - Landscape
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gomphrena pulchella

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 20 - 36" (51 - 91cm)

Height: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Width: 48" (122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Vigorous, drought-tolerant plant topped by many long-lasting, hot pink flowers tipped with bright yellow.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks

  • More blooms per plant and unique “scaffolding” habit make Fireworks sparkle at retail, then explode with colour in landscapes and containers.
  • Vigorous, “tough as nails” plants are drought tolerant, low maintenance.
  • Attractive architectural element for landscapes; also excellent for mixed cut flower bouquets.
  • Easy to produce, and stays compact as a plug.
  • Well-suited to high-margin gallon programs; suitable for field or garden cut flower production.
Mississippi Medallion Award