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Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'


Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Erect, clump-forming perennial with rigid, wiry stems. Features butterfly-like flowers which emerge rose pink from deep maroon buds. Flowers blooming several at a time spring to autumn. Narrow, lance-shaped, stalkless leaves are mottled with maroon. Best grown in sandy, loamy, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Good drainage is essential. A taprooted plant which tolerates heat, humidity and some drought. Remove spent flower panicles to prolong bloom period. Flowering stems may become leggy and flop, particularly when grown in rich soils or too much shade. Plants can benefit from close planting or support from adjacent perennial. Plants (particularly taller ones) may be cut back in late spring by 1/2 to control size.

 
Genus
Gaura
Species   lindheimeri
Cultivar   'Siskiyou Pink'

Common name
Beeblossom

Family name
Onagraceae
Place of origin
North American


DETAILS
Height
80 cm
Width
60 cm
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Semi-deciduous

Soil Type
Needs well drained soil / Prefers good loamy soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Prefers a sheltered site / Prefers a sunny site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Sanctuary / Whimsical

Perennials

Category
Medium, height 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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