Pink Lady Gaura

Gaura lindheimeri 'Pink Lady' PP #17,494

The pink blooms on this easy perennial rise just above tight, compact foliage, and are reminiscent of pink lipstick blotted on white tissue. Perfect for front of a border or in a container. Thrives with regular water, yet flourishes in hot, dry xeriscape conditions when established.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional deep watering.


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Botanical PronunciationGOW-ra lind-HY-mer-ee
Average Size at MaturityCompact growth, reaching 14 to 16 in. tall, 20 to 24. in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Design IdeasThis highly versatile perennial thrives in moist, fertile soil yet also flourishes in hot, dry xeriscape conditions when established. Feature this highly versatile perennial in manicured borders, mixed cottage garden beds, or spot into minimal care, naturalized areas or rock gardens. Gorgeous in mass plantings, providing a nearly carefree, long season of color. Excellent in containers to in any outdoor living space.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional deep watering.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Iris (Iris); Red Valerian (Centranthus)

Easily grown in average to enriched, well drained soil. Water regularly and deeply to establish a deep extensive root system. Mulch to conserve soil moisture. Prune to 6 in. above ground and apply a slow-release fertilizer in spring. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

Good to grow!