Is Belleza dark pink gaura a perennial?
Belleza™ Dark Pink has an upright, compact habit with loads of dark pink flowers on sturdy stems. Gaura is a very drought and heat tolerant plant, and one of the longest blooming perennials if spent blooms are sheared.
How big does pink gaura get?
3 to 4 feet tall
The graceful flower stems grow 3 to 4 feet tall, with clusters of small flowers opening sequentially along the open terminal panicles. Pink buds open to white flowers which slowly fade to pink.
Will gaura rebloom if cut back?
Gaura will bloom adequately without deadheading. In mid-June or early July, cut back by 1/2 to 2/3. Gaura responds to continued shearing by making producing a deep green foliage in 10” -12” mounds. Flowering will commence shortly after shearing stops.
How do you take care of Gaura Belleza?
Performs best in full sun in fertile, moist but well-drained soils. Can be grown in part shade but best flowering occurs in full sun. Tolerates heat, humidity and drought once established.
Where is it best to plant Gaura?
Flowering perennial gaura needs full sun plenty of room for its long, wispy stems topped by delicate white or pink flowers that twirl in a breeze. With well-draining, sandy soil, gaura reqiures nothing more than full sun to thrive.
How do you take care of gaura Belleza?
Do gaura plants spread?
It is an attractive, drought-resistant shrub. Gaura does well in a sunny setting with light, well-drained soil. In its original native form, it grows to a height of 36″ inches tall and spreads about three feet wide. In climates offering less sun, it may be a bit smaller.
How do you take care of gaura in the winter?
During winter, gaura does best on the dry side and will not overwinter if kept too wet. Because of this, gaura is best planted in well-drained soil. An anomaly of the plant world, gaura not only tolerates poor growing conditions but actually grows better for it.
How long does gaura last?
Gaura are pretty, deciduous perennials, that look great in cottage garden style or informal plantings. Gauras have a relaxed habit with small starry flowers in white or pink, appearing from early summer right through to autumn.
How big does Guara get?
In its original native form, it grows to a height of 36″ inches tall and spreads about three feet wide. In climates offering less sun, it may be a bit smaller. But, Gaura can still do quite well if given as much full sun as possible and provided good, airy soil.