Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'

Gaura

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride'
  • Common name: Gaura
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 90cm

Spread: 60cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' forms a mat of soft foliage that contrasts beautifully with its delicate white flowers held on long thin stems. It has a wild, slightly unkempt look that suits natural style plantings.

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' is perfect for growing in a cottage garden or informal herbaceous border. Its growth habit makes it particularly useful for filling in gaps in the border and linking other planting groups together. It has a long flowering season that lasts from early summer well into autumn.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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