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Products > Gaura Passionate Blush ['SME-2'] PP17,293
 
Gaura Passionate Blush ['SME-2'] PP17,293 - Pink Gaura

THIS LISTING FOR INFORMATION ONLY - WE NO LONGER GROW THIS PLANT 

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Onagraceae (Evening-primroses)
Origin: Southwest (U.S.) (North America)
Flower Color: Light Pink
Bloomtime: Spring/Fall
Parentage: (G. lindheimeri hybrid)
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Gaura Passionate Blush ['SME-2'] PP17,293 (Pink Gaura) - A compact perennial that grows to 18 inches tall by 20 inches wide with 1 inch long leaves along red stems and reddish buds that open to a display of beautiful pink flowers. Bloom season is from spring through fall and can be prolonged by trimming spent flower stems in mid summer. Gaura are tough plants that tolerate a wide range of soils and moisture but perform best in full sun in a well-drained soil with occasional to regular summer watering. Hardy to around 15F. Trim back plants half way to the ground in late winter/ early spring to promote dense new growth. This plant is promoted by PlantHaven in the U.S. and is part of the Passionate series of Gaura from PGA (Plant Growers Australia). This series is known for a more erect compact habit and prolific flowering on shorter stems that are a burgundy red color. A fun little plant but does not seem long lived in our climate.  This description is based on our research and the observations we have made of this plant as it grows in containers at our nursery, in our own garden and in other gardens. We also appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Gaura Passionate Blush ['SME-2'].