Gaura lindheimeri - butterfly bush pink
Gaura lindheimeri - butterfly bush pink is a fast growing perennial shrub. Foliage is green with reddish hues. Produces long dainty flower spikes covered in small pink flowers during the warmer months.
A great plant choice for cottage gardens or just adding pops of colour. Even in winter its quite showy as the foliage tends to go almost completely red.
Does well in a wide range of soils. Responds well to hard pruning, prune in winter and summer for best flowering. Tolerates light frosts. Will also withstand periods of dryness.
Botanical name: Gaura lindheimeri - pink
Common name: Pink Butterfly bush, beeblossom
Native to: Southern USA
Position: Full sun/part shade
Height: Foliage 50cm Flowers 1m