Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Blush' PP17,293

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Butterfly Gaura

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-10 (Tender Perennial)

A very prolific display of fluttering flowers of beautiful pink. Red stems on this compact plant with a dense, upright, erect habit. Foliage is dark green to burgundy, with 1" long leaves. Bloom time very long, summer through fall.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

18 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Bred by Steve Eggleton. Promoted by PlantHaven.

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Great choice for beds and containers. Will tolerate a wide variety of soils. Grows well in hot dry conditions, due to its long taproot. Trim up to half the plants overall size in early spring to promote flower production and maintain a tidy shape. Prune spent flowers to encourage rebloom.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Hyssop (Agastache ), Hollyhock (Alcea ), Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Peachleaf Bellflower (Campanula persicifolia), Creeping Baby's Breath (Gypsophila repens), Variegated Moor Grass (Molinia caerulea), Hens and Chicks (Groundcover- Sempervivum tectorum), Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale), Variegated Stonecrop (Sedum Sunsparkler® )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Maroon
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Very Adaptable
Moist but well-drained
Well-drained
Rich
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