globe amaranth


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globe amaranth

n.
An annual plant (Gomphrena globosa) native to the American tropics, cultivated for its cloverlike flowerheads of colorful bracts with numerous small flowers.
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Noun1.globe amaranth - tropical American herb having rose to red or purple flowers that can be dried without losing color
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Gomphrena, Gomphrena - genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having flowers in close heads; tropical America and Australia
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Inside my mini-bar, as well as all the usual suspects, there's a Sunset and Sunrise shot made from snow chrysanthemum, globe amaranth and lavender (it tastes a bit like a cold herbal tea), which can apparently lower blood pressure, reduce fatigue and aid a good night's sleep.
The ice cream Inside my mini-bar, as well as all the usual suspects, there's a Sunset and Sunrise shot made from snow chrysanthemum, globe amaranth and lavender (it tastes a bit like a cold herbal tea), which can apparently lower blood pressure, reduce fatigue and aid a good night's sleep.
The ice Inside my mini-bar, as well as all the usual suspects, there's a Sunset and Sunrise shot made from snow chrysanthemum, globe amaranth and lavender (it tastes a bit like a cold herbal tea), which can apparently lower blood pressure, reduce fatigue and aid a good night's sleep.
The farm boasts of rich and diverse species of herbs, shrubs and trees with Instagrammable views of sunflower and globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa) gardens.
Following this, customs call for the exchange of a seven-coloured tika and a marigold or globe amaranth garland called 'Makhamali' between the sister and brother.
Giving the plants time to drop some of their seeds encourages many favorites to reappear year after year, such as castor bean, Mexican sunflower, love-in-a-mist, cosmos, melampodium, globe amaranth, calendula, Dahlberg daisy, cypress vine, cleome, kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, and hyacinth bean.
Make a 1-inch-thick core using your base herb; layer secondary herbs and blossoms on top--here that includes lavender, globe amaranth, and rosemary.
White, pink, and purple heads of globe amaranth, along with peppermint, sage, and oregano hang from low rafters perfuming the air.