Passionate Blush Gaura

Gaura lindheimeri 'SME-2' PP #17,293

SKU
07587
Blooms earlier than others! This compact perennial features burgundy new growth and masses of ruby colored buds on short, dark red stems, opening to deep pink blossoms from spring to fall. Foliage maintains a neat habit all season. A great border, mass planting or container plant.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityCompact grower to 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Needs well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Shear by half and feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Clip spent flowers to encourage re-blooming.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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