Gaura lindheimeri 'Tutti Frutti'

Gaura - Gaura lindheimeri 'Tutti Frutti'

Common Name: Gaura
Genus: Gaura
Species: lindheimeri
Cultivar: 'Tutti Frutti'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has colourful autumn foliage, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.75 m (75 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: Green, RedFlowering Period: May to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Compact and very free-flowering this delightful cultivar produces vibrant hot pink flowers above the red-flushed green leaves. It will gradually become more tolerant of drought as it matures and will look impressive when planted in bold irregular drifts throughout the border.

  • Garden care: Resist the temptation to cut back after the plant has flowered as it often takes on beautiful autumn tints particularly in cold weather. Cut back and divide large colonies in spring.

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