Scientific Name : Gaura lindheimeri
Common Name : Wand Flower
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Shade Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : More compact than other bicolor Gaura and holds its shape well.
Idea & Tips : Prefers full sun and well-drained soils.
: Compact, bicolor Gaura holds its shape from bench to garden.
- Finished plants are easier to ship and arrive in better shape.
- Excellent retail appeal and longer shelf life.
- Maintains a beautiful Spring, Summer and Fall display of white and rose bicolored blooms.
Protection Information : PP26,356
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
Low to moderate
50-75 ppm N when roots become visible
Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C) Days: 55 to 60°F (13 to 16°C)
3,000 to 5,000
Day length neutral
Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
Spider mites, aphids
Unrooted: 12-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 15-17 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
April to September
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