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Gaura lindheimeri Belleza® Compact Light Pink

Scientific Name : Gaura lindheimeri
Common Name : Gaura, 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 : Attracts Hummingbirds
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Width : 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : With short flower stems and strong branching, this gaura makes a great-looking companion plant.
Idea & Tips : Compact, well-branched, dark-leafed plants bloom continuously.
Grower Information : This native pollinator features excellent branching and an upright habit. Performs in high humidity and extreme heat. Works well as a companion plant, in containers as thriller items, and in the landscape. 
(Flowering Only License)
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      68-73°F (20-23°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Low to moderate
      75-100 ppm N when roots become visible; increase to 150-200 ppm N as roots develop
      Yes, 7 days before transplanting.
      35-42 days after sticking
      Use low mist settings; do not oversaturate rooting media. Root zone temperatures of 70°F (21°C). Remove flowers in propagation.
    • Media pH:
      Nights: 56 to 61°F (13 to 16°C) Days: 71 to 76°F (21 to 24°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 9,000
      Day length neutral
      Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
      Maintain constant fertilization at 175 to 225 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Botrytis
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 10-13 wks Rooted: 7-10 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 12-15 wks, 2-3 ppp Rooted: 9-12 wks, 2-3 ppp
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 14-16 wks, 3-5 ppp Rooted: 11-13 wks, 3-5 ppp
      Bloom Months:
      April to September

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