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botanical name:
Gaura lindheimeri
Gaura lindheimeri © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Onagraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Bushy, graceful perennial with slender stems of small toothed leaves and during summer, loose panicles of white flowers, flushed with pink and opening from pale pink buds. Long flowering season.

cultivation:
Needs a well-drained soil and full sun, will tolerate some drought.

other notes:
Native of Texas and Louisiana.

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