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Botanical name: Gaura lindheimeri
Other names: White gaura
Species: G. lindheimeri - G. lindheimeri is a perennial with slender, tall stems with small, dark-green leaves and starry white flowers flushed pink in late summer and early autumn.
Gaura lindheimeri is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink, White in Autumn
Habit: Branching, Bushy, Mat Forming, Open stems, Upright
Pruning: Can be back by half when flowering declines in midsummer to encourage bushy growth and a second flush of flowers. Cut back in spring before new growth appears. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Gaura lindheimeri (White gaura) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Prairie planting, Wildflower
Cultivation: Prefers moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun but dry soils and partial shade are tolerated. Stems may flop in rich soil or partal shade.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
Eric Jolley, Warrington, Cheshire