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Scientific Name: Gomphrena pulchella
Common Name: Bachelor's Button
Propagation Method: Seed
Form Supplied As: Coated
Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel, Field
Planting Density: 11 plants/sq. meter (1 plant/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Pink/Rose
Vigorous, “tough as nails” plants are productive and make an excellent filler flower for mixed bouquets – fresh or dried. Easy to produce and suitable for field production.
Stem Length: 122cm (48")
Harvest Recommendation: Harvest when flowers are in colour and head is rounded, but before heads elongate.
Post-Harvest Recommendation: Good-quality, clean water. No additional benefits from use of commercial floral solutions. Store at 3-4°C (36-41°F) if necessary for less than 7 days for best performance.
Vase Life Recommendation: 14-16 days