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Globe Amaranth - Strawberry Fields Seeds

Gomphrena haageana


  • Annual to 60cm
  • Everlasting strawberry red blooms
  • Makes an excellent cut, dried flower
  • Suits beds, borders and pots
  • Frost, drought and heat tolerant
  • Edible
  • Non-GMO


Also known as Gomphrena Strawberry Fields, Makhmali, Vadamalli and Rudrakshi Hoova, Globe Amaranth - Strawberry Fields is an edible, old fashioned cottage garden plant native to Texas and Mexico,  where it grows to 60cm and copes with hot, humid summers. An annual plant similar to clover, it has everlasting, extraordinary strawberry red blooms continuously through midsummer until the first frost. The flowers make an excellent dried flower and add colour to any cut flower arrangement. This plant is popular in landscape design and cutting gardens for its vivid colors and color retention.


Medicinal Properties

Besides being a charming ornamental plant, Gomphrena is reputed to have a number of beneficial health benefits. Practitioners of folk medicine claim that is has antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, detoxifying and purifying properties. It has long been used in folk medicine to treat a variety of illnesses such as diabetes, coughs, and urinary retention. Of its many purported health benefits, it is perhaps best known historically for its use in treating hypertension. Modern-day clinical research appears to support its therapeutic use for this purpose. Disclaimer: this is not medical advice. 

Globe Amaranth - Strawberry Fields

SKU: 180
$2.49 Regular Price
$2.29Sale Price
Only 7 left in stock
  • Genus Gomphrena
    Species Haageana
    Common name Globe Amaranth - Strawberry Fields
    Type Annual
    Flower color Red
    Foliage Green
    Perfumed flowers No
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