globe amaranth


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globe amaranth:

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[Gr.,=unfading], common name for the Amaranthaceae (also commonly known as the pigweed family), a family of herbs, trees, and vines of warm regions, especially in the Americas and Africa.
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globe amaranth

flower of immortality. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
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Four to six weeks before the average date of the last frost in your area, start seeds indoors of drought-tolerant warm-season flowers such as coreopsis, globe amaranth, lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus), and rudbeckia.
When they start looking ragged, pull them out and replant beds and containers with heat-loving annuals such as gazania, globe amaranth, gloriosa daisy, Madagascar periwinkle, marigold, petunia, portulaca, sunflower, and zinnia.
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.