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Gomphrena (Globe Amaranth) & Ptilotus (Mulla Mulla)

Globe Amarants and Mulla Mulla are subtropical to tropical annual to perennial plants from South America, Asia and Australia. Several species have showy dense terminal inflorescences which are used in dry flower arrangements. All will grow well in any rich soil in full sun. Grow perennial members in pots, keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C.
Sow Gomphrenus and anual Ptilotus species flat in any rich, well drained substrate at some 20°C under glass in early spring. Carefully transplant seedlings to their final spot in the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. Sow perennial Ptilotus species flat on any rich, well drained substrate at some 20°C throughout the year. Keep seedlings always very sunny, especially in winter months.
20 seeds per package.
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Gomphrena globosa (Lilac Globe Amaranth)

Gomphrena globosa (Lilac Globe Amaranth)

30cm, Lilac Globe Amaranth is an utmost showy South American annual with globose, rich magenta-lilac inflorescences all summer long. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Sow in early spring under glass at some 20°C. Transplant to the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. VI-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package8149 € 3,99
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Gomphrena haageana (Orange Globe Amaranth)

Gomphrena haageana (Orange Globe Amaranth)

25cm, Orange Globe Amaranth is a showy Mexican annual with globose to elongated, rich orange inflorescences all summer long. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Sow in early spring under glass at some 20°C. Transplant to the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. VI-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package8150 € 3,99
Ptilotus carinatus

Ptilotus carinatus

10 (20)cm, a showy annual to short lived perennial with dark green leaves and short upright stalks crowned by most ornamental lilac, hairy and dense flower heads. Native of dryish rocky soils in shrub lands and grasslands throughout Southwest Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot. Sow in early spring under glass at some 20°C. Transplant to the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6090 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Ptilotus exaltatus (Showy Foxtail Mulla Mulla)

Ptilotus exaltatus (Showy Foxtail Mulla Mulla)

15 (30)cm, Showy Foxtail Mulla Mulla is a showy annual with broad oval dark green leaves and upright stalks crowned by most ornamental lilac, hairy and dense cylindrical flower heads. Native of dryish rocky soils in shrub lands and grasslands throughout Southwest Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot. Sow in early spring under glass at some 20°C. Transplant to the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6088 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Ptilotus exaltatus var. semilanatus (Foxtail Mulla Mulla)

Ptilotus exaltatus var. semilanatus (Foxtail Mulla Mulla)

15 (30)cm, Foxtail Mulla Mulla is a showy annual with broad oval dark green leaves and upright stalks crowned by most ornamental lilac, hairy and dense elongating flower heads. Native of dryish rocky soils in shrub lands and grasslands in Southwest Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot. Sow in early spring under glass at some 20°C. Transplant to the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6087 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Ptilotus macrocephalus (Green Mulla Mulla)

Ptilotus macrocephalus (Green Mulla Mulla)

30 (100)cm, Green Mulla Mulla is a showy annual with narrow dark green leaves and several ornamental pale greenish dense flower heads. Native of dryish rocky soils in shrub lands and grasslands throughout south western Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot. Sow in early spring under glass at some 20°C. Transplant to the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6086 € 4,99
Ptilotus polakii (Pink Candles Mulla Mulla)

Ptilotus polakii (Pink Candles Mulla Mulla)

30 (100)cm, Pink Candles Mulla Mulla is a showy woody shrub with small narrow dark green leaves and several most ornamental dark lilac papery flower heads. Native of dryish rocky soils in shrub lands and grasslands in western Southwest Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6085 € 4,99
Ptilotus rotundifolius (Pink Candles)

Ptilotus rotundifolius (Pink Candles)

30 (100)cm, Pink Candles is a showy woody perennial with silvery grey oval leaves with undulated margins and several most ornamental lilac to deep rose, hairy dense flower heads. Native of dryish rocky soils in shrub lands and grasslands in western Southwest Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6084 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Ptilotus schwartzii (Horse Mulla Mulla)

Ptilotus schwartzii (Horse Mulla Mulla)

20 (90)cm, Horse Mulla Mulla is a semi-woody perennial with linear leaves and several showy and hairy white rose flower heads. Native of dryish soils in shrub lands and grasslands throughout south western Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6083 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.