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botanical name:
Gaura lindheimeri 'My Melody'
Gaura lindheimeri 'My Melody' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Onagraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & 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:
Semi-dwarf bushy perennial with green and yellow variegated leaves. Compact and freely branching habit. White flowers opening from pinkish buds, borne over a long period during summer and early autumn.

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

propagation:
By cuttings.

usage:
Borders, also good for containers.

other notes:
Raised in Niigata, Japan, 1999.
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