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.
The only Dark Pink variety on the market! Upgraded for earliness, flower power and more consistent flowering on each branch of the plant. Lower density of branching makes it better for combinations.
(Flowering Only License)
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
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
Nights: 56 to 61°F (13 to 16°C) Days: 71 to 76°F (21 to 24°C)
5,000 to 9,000
Day length neutral
Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
Maintain constant fertilization at 175 to 225 ppm N.
PGRs generally not needed
Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Botrytis
Unrooted: 10-13 wks Rooted: 7-10 wks
Unrooted: 12-15 wks, 2-3 ppp Rooted: 9-12 wks, 2-3 ppp
Unrooted: 14-16 wks, 3-5 ppp Rooted: 11-13 wks, 3-5 ppp
April to September
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