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Siskiyou Pink Wandflower
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Masses of delicate, pink blooms dance over dark green foliage almost all summer long. This variety is strong stemmed and tends to stay upright without staking. It creates a beautiful display in sunny perennial beds and mixed borders.
- Hardiness Zone: 5-9
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Gaura lindheimeri is named after the Texas plant collector Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer. Gaura stems from the Greek work gauros, which means superb. This is in reference to the stunning flowers that bloom in spring. Siskiyou Pink Wandflower was introduced into the Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery, located in Medford, Oregon.
Take the plunge and get lost in the deep pink tones of Siskiyou Pink Wandflower blooms! The butterfly-shaped flowers are sure to enchant you and your landscape once they bloom in the spring. No need to worry if you miss these buds blooming as the bloom time for Siskiyou spans from spring into fall, allowing you ample amount of time to enjoy the transformation from maroon to deep pink blooms. Siskiyou foliage is also a treat to admire as the stalkless leaves are green with maroon highlights, making them a great companion to the blooms.
Height: 2.5-3 ft
Width: 2.5-3 ft
Exposure: Full Sun
How to Grow
Wandflowers are tap-rooted plants that need good draining soil; it's a plant requirement! Soil preference for gaura is loamy, sandy located in full sun. Since gaura is a tap-rooted plant, it tolerates some drought, heat, and even humidity. If soil is too rich, the stems may become skinny and fall over. Leave the spent flower heads to allow for self-seeding or prune after flowering, and do not be afraid to cut back up to half of the plant itself.
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