The Stawberry Fields Gomphrena haageana Red 1/2in flowers on 2ft plants.
Stawberry Fields Gomphrena haageana
Gomphrena haageana (Rio Grande globe amaranth) is a herbaceous perennial that acts as an annual in temperate climates. The most common cultivar is known as Strawberry Fields globe amaranth. It has a red flower reminiscent of a strawberry. It can grow up to 18 inches in height.
These sports red flower-heads which reminds one of strawberries. It is a perennial herb with a tuberous root, erect, about 20-70 cm, simple to much-branched; stem and branches sub round, striped, moderately or thinly appressed-hairy. Leaves are narrowly inverted-lance shaped to linear-oblong, 3-8 x 0.3-1 cm, pointed to rather blunt with a small point at the tip, long-narrowed at the base, rather thinly appressed-hairy on both surfaces, the pair of leaves subtending the at branch-ends inflorescence stalk less, lance shaped-ovate, long-tapering.