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Stratosphere Pink Picotee Butterfly Flower Gaura lindheimeri

  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 12 - 24 Inches
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Stratosphere Pink Picotee Butterfly Flower Gaura lindheimeri

Sun 12 - 24

Features

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Wands of pink flowers hover like butterflies over dark green foliage May through September; heat and drought tolerant

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Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Attracts: 
Butterflies
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
12 - 24 Inches
Spacing: 
8 - 12 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Shade: 
Pink
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Moderate
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Mid Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Plant alone or in combinations in all container types and landscapes

Maintenance Notes: 

Each flowering stem adds blooms, continuously to the end of the spike. As time goes on, the flowering stems can get rather long and tangled. Although deadheading isn't necessary for continued blooming you may find that you prefer to trim back some of the flowering stems at some point in mid-summer. This will encourage new flowering stems to emerge. Flowers will be closer to the foliage and the plant will look tidier. If you choose, you can trim all the flower stems off at once, however, you should then expect a 2 to 3 week period without flowers.

Stratosphere Pink Picotee Gaura lindheimeri 'Gaudpin' USPP 18,237, Can 3,031

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