Passionate Rainbow Gaura

Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Rainbow' PP #17,002

SKU
3648
A more compact and colorful selection bearing both unique foliage and flowers. Green leaves are neatly edged in white with tinges of pink revealed in full sun. Soft pink flowers with magenta centers bloom late spring to fall. A western native cultivar that adapts to a wide range of conditions. Suited to beds and borders as well as native and wild gardens. Herbaceous. Full sun. Moderate growth 24 to 30 inches tall, 12 to 15 inches wide.
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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 MaturityModerate growing; reaches 24 to 30 in. tall, 12 to 15 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureVibrant Foliage and Flowers

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. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

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