Gaura

Gaura lindheimeri 'Vanilla'

Gaura - Gaura lindheimeri  'Vanilla'

Common Name: Gaura
Genus: Gaura
Species: lindheimeri
Cultivar: 'Vanilla'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers, Has colourful autumn foliage, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May to September

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

Loose panicles of pure white butterfly-like flowers form billowing clouds above the fresh green foliage. It has an upright habit which makes it an ideal companion for low-growing ornamental grasses and it will also look impressive when potted up on a sunny patio.

  • 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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