Gaura 'Sunset Dreams' (Gaura lindheimeri 'Sunset Dreams')
Gaura lindheimeri 'Sunset Dreams'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Sunset Dreams' ~ 'Sunset Dreams' is a compact, bushy perennial with small purple-flushed green leaves, red-flushed stems and large, deep pink flowers in summer and autumn.
Best grown in fertile, ie. organic enriched moist soil dully exposed to sun. The conditions of partial shade, above, and dry soil are tolerated but will not produce as great an effect.
Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Prairie planting, Wildflower
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
Tender in frost (H3)
Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings
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Gaura lindheimeri 'Sunset Dreams' is:
Deep-pink in Summer; Deep-pink in Autumn
Flushed purple, Green in Spring; Flushed purple, Green in Summer; Green, Flushed purple in Autumn
Flushed red, Green in Spring; Flushed red, Green in Summer; Green, Flushed red in Autumn
Branching, Bushy, Compact
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