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Other common names
white gaura Lindheimer's beeblossom
Gaura can be annuals, perennials and sub-shrubs, with simple, narrow, or pinnately lobed leaves and lax panicles of small starry flowers over a long period
G. lindheimeri is a bushy perennial with slender erect stems bearing small spoon-shaped leaves and starry white or pink-tinged flowers in loose racemes in summer and autumn
S North America
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing or North-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun; but dry soils and partial shade tolerated
Propagate by seed in pots in a cold frame from spring to early summer or propagate by basal cuttings or softwood cuttings in spring or semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Prairie Planting
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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