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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

Gaura Sparkle White

  • Gaura Sparkle White - Bloom
  • Gaura Sparkle White - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Gaura Sparkle White - Container
  • Gaura Sparkle White - Landscape

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Gaura lindheimeri

Common Name: Wand Flower

Hardiness Zone: 5b - 9a

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Shade Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Height: 12 - 24" (30 - 61cm)

Width: 12 - 20" (30 - 51cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Compact plant is perfect for solo and mixed containers, and small space gardens. Beautiful and elegant white ‘thriller’ in any container. Durable, drought-tolerant. Very long season of bloom for a perennial. Carefree – not prone to insects or diseases.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks

  • Early, naturally compact and long-flowering variety is easy to grow, with no pinching necessary.
  • Significant timing improvements over older seed Gaura genetics – 2 to 3 weeks faster. At 12 to 13-week crop time, it compares with vegetative varieties.
  • Can be finished in 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots to save labour and bench time.
  • Durable, drought-tolerant variety is compact enough for containers and floriferous enough to use as a bedding plant.