Gomphrena is a beautiful summer flower. It belongs to the family Amaranthaceae which signifies some of the most hardy and drought-resistant bushes. It is commonly associated with the name ‘Amaranth’ and called ‘Globe Amaranth’ and bachelor button. The name bachelor’s button is very common in the USA since 1700. Gomphrena flowers are small round shaped flowers available in a variety of colors. It is a native plant from Central America including Brazil, Panama, and Guatemala, though it is well known and grown globally.
It's invasive in Cuba, Hawaii, and Costa Rica.