Gaura lindheimeri hybrid ‘Pink Lady’ USPP#17494
simply the best ‘Pink Lady’ you will meet,with hues that suggest pink lipstick blotted on white tissue. Its larger-than-average gaura blossoms and its compact, tight habit offer front- of- the- border beauty. This tidy plant keeps its blooms just above its attractive green foliage, making the blossoms always fresh-looking. It is a great garden or container plant that will take the heat. It is also be lovely planted beside Crimson Butterflies in a border setting.
Inventor: Baldassare Mineo, Oregon U.S.A
Colour: soft pink
Blooming Season: summer/ fall
Mature Size: H 40 cm x W 60 cm
Care: Plant in a sunny location. This xeriscape perennial flourishes in hot, dry conditions, but mulching and regular deep irrigation is very helpful. It is drought-, humidity- and heat-tolerant and adapts to almost any soil but does best in moist, fertile soil. Great in perennial borders and naturalized areas ,it is also excellent as a potted highlight for outdoor living space. To prune, cut off the top third in early spring to promote flower production.