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Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink' (Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink')

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1.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'

Other names

Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink'

Genus

Gaura Gaura

Variety or Cultivar

'Siskiyou Pink' _ 'Siskiyou Pink' is a perennial with slender, tall stems with dark-green spoon-shaped leaves edged in red and starry pink flowers opening from maroon buds in late summer and early autumn.


Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Erect flower stem

Flower

Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Flushed red, Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

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General care

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.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink' (Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink') 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.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'

Other names

Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink'

Genus

Gaura Gaura

Variety or Cultivar

'Siskiyou Pink' _ 'Siskiyou Pink' is a perennial with slender, tall stems with dark-green spoon-shaped leaves edged in red and starry pink flowers opening from maroon buds in late summer and early autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Erect flower stem


Colour

Flower

Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Flushed red, Dark-green in Autumn

General care

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.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink' (Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink') 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.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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