Cupid's Arrows Gaura

Gaura lindheimeri 'Cupid's Arrows'

A well behaved, compact selection that won't sprawl, this colorful perennial boast thousands of rose and red flowers and red-splashed foliage. An easy-care addition to sunny perennial beds, with flowers appearing throughout summer and early fall. Herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationGOW-ra lind-HY-mer-ee
Average Size at MaturityReaches 10 in. tall and 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer and Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Bellflower (Campanula); Beardtongue (Penstemon)

Provide average to enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Hard prune and apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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