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Scientific Name: Gomphrena haageana
Propagation Method: Seed
Form Supplied As: Raw
Cultivation Type: High Tunnel, Field
Planting Density: 11 to 21 plants/sq. meter (1 to 2 plants/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Red
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Vivid colour range makes these a first-class professional cut flower for greenhouse and outdoor production; suited to fresh and dried use.
Stem Length: 61 - 66cm (24 - 26")
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