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Gaura lindheimeri Passionate Blush™
Gaura lindheimeri Passionate Blush™
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Gaura lindheimeri Passionate Blush™

Butterfly Gaura

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.224.170

(='SME-2') This compact selection has both attractive foliage and flowers. It forms a bushy mound of leaves, edged red in spring then later becoming solid green. Wands of small silky blooms appear for months on end, in a lovely combination of soft-pink and white. Excellent in containers or along the front to middle of a sunny border. Needs good drainage. Bred and introduced by Steve Eggleton of New Zealand. USPP#17293: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF. Note that botanists have recently reclassified and named this species Oenothera lindheimeri. Here at Heritage Perennials, we'll continue to list it under it’s more commonly familiar Latin name for now.

Further details for
Gaura lindheimeri Passionate Blush™

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Wild Flower
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.