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

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  
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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.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of this plant in our nursery crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We also will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Gaura Passionate Blush ['SME-2'] PP17,293.