Gaura lindheimeri GAUDI™ Pink

Gaura lindheimeri
Gaura lindheimeri GAUDI™ Pink
gaura
SIZE/TYPE low or groundcovering
USUAL HEIGHT 0.3-0.4m
USUAL WIDTH 0.3-0.5m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES +multicoloured:green a burgundy red
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS pink
BLOOMING TIME June - October
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5b   (down to -27°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Perennials
Summer blooms
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GAUDI™ is another gaura series offering compact and profusely flowering plants. GAUDI™ Pink is a variety with large, pink flowers opening from burgundy red buds atop burgundy red stems. You can see the first flowers from the first hot days of late spring until the first frosts in autumn, making this plant one of the few perennials with extra long blooming season.

Gaura requires very little or no care at all. It emerges in late spring with deep burgundy red leaves that turn green in summer when the plant matures to a dense and bushy clump with plenty of thin stems 30-40 cm tall.

In the wild gaura lives in naturally moist lands where it thrives. In the garden grow it in equally moist but well drained soil in full sun. Once established it tolerates summer drought. The richer soil the more flowers you get so if unsure about your soil quality fertilize it with any common fertilizer for flowering plants when in bloom. Hardy to about -27°C (USDA zone 5b) and mulching is recommended for areas with long lasting frost without snow.

Last update 13-01-2016
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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