Gaura lindheimeri hybrid ‘Pink Lady’ USPP#17494
Inventor: Baldassare Mineo, Oregon U.S.A.
Plants: Just when you thought your garden was filled with distinctive gauras, along comes the unique and beautiful ‘Pink Lady’ with hues that suggest pink lipstick blotted on white tissue. Its larger-than-average guara 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.
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.