Gaura Whirling Butterflies Gaura lindheimeri (2Ltr Pot)

Gaura Whirling Butterflies Gaura lindheimeri (2Ltr Pot)

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Gaura Whirling Butterflies - Description

Potted Gaura lindheimeri
Common Name: Gaura Whirling Butterflies
Other names: Bee Blossom, Wand Flower
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for Outdoor planting
Size: Each potted Gaura plant is approximately 30 cm in height.

Gaura Whirling Butterflies - Delivery


Delivery info: We offer fast and reliable delivery for our Gaura Whirling Butterflies plants. Your order will be carefully packed to ensure the plants arrive in excellent condition.

Gaura Whirling Butterflies - Characteristics


Mature Size: Gaura Whirling Butterflies typically grows to a height of 60-90 cm with a spread of 45-60 cm.
Evergreen or deciduous: Gaura Whirling Butterflies is a deciduous plant.
What position does it like: It prefers a sunny location with well-draining soil.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Gaura Whirling Butterflies has slender stems and delicate, lance-shaped leaves. The plant produces small, star-like white flowers with pink-tinged sepals, resembling whirling butterflies.
Hardy or not Hardy: Gaura Whirling Butterflies is generally considered hardy and can tolerate frost in moderate climates.
Diseases: Gaura Whirling Butterflies is relatively disease-resistant, making it a low-maintenance plant.

Gaura Whirling Butterflies - Uses


Uses in Garden: Gaura Whirling Butterflies adds an airy and graceful element to the garden, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies. It works well in mixed borders, rock gardens, and as a striking focal point in beds and containers.

Gaura Whirling Butterflies - Characteristics


Preferred planting aspect: Gaura Whirling Butterflies thrives in a full sun position.
Is it Frost Hardy: Yes, Gaura Whirling Butterflies is frost-hardy.
Fast or slow Growing? : Gaura Whirling Butterflies is considered a fast-growing plant, adding beauty to your garden in a relatively short period.
Pruning advice: To encourage bushier growth and prolong flowering, deadhead spent flowers regularly and cut back the plant's height by one-third in late autumn or early spring.

Gaura Whirling Butterflies - Planting Instructions


Sowing Time: Gaura Whirling Butterflies can be sown from late spring to early summer when the soil has warmed up.
Instructions: Sow the seeds on the soil surface and lightly cover them with a thin layer of compost or soil. Keep the soil consistently moist until germination occurs, which usually takes 10-15 days.
Trench Preparation: For potted Gaura Whirling Butterflies, ensure the planting hole is twice as wide as the pot and of equal depth.
Instructions: Gently remove the plant from the pot and place it in the prepared hole. Fill with soil, firm it down, and water thoroughly.

Positioning of Plants: Space the Gaura Whirling Butterflies plants approximately 45-60 cm apart to allow for their mature spread.
Plant Spacing: Space the Gaura Whirling Butterflies plants approximately 45-60 cm apart to allow for their mature spread.
Pruning Instructions: As mentioned earlier, deadhead the spent flowers regularly and trim back the height in late autumn or early spring.

 

Facts About Gaura Whirling Butterflies


- Gaura Whirling Butterflies is known for its long blooming period, often flowering from late spring to early autumn.
- In Ireland, Gaura Whirling Butterflies can be grown successfully in most regions, as it is able to tolerate a range of climates and soil types.

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