Gomphrena spp.-Globe Amaranth. This usually does well in the gardens in Fargo. This year, however, the heavy June rains adversely affected them and the rabbits were eating the blossoms. By the second evaluation in September, however, all were blooming well and looked good.

July 25 September 1 Comments
Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr.
Gomphrena globosa 'Gnome'-Pk 2-4" 2-4" 6-10" 6-12" Rose, pale pink; Small plants early, good bloom and healthy by September
G. globosa 'Mix'-Pk 2-8 2-6 12-20 12-15 White, rose; Rabbit food early but vigorous and floriferous by second evaluation
G. haageana 'Strawberry Fields'-Pk 3-10 4-10 12-24 12-20 Red; Not uniform, rabbit food early, blooming well by September but not uniform