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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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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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