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Gaura lindheimeri 'Crimson Butterflies'
Common Name: Butterfly Gaura Family: Onagraceae (The Evening Primrose Family)

Gaura lindheimeri 'Crimson Butterflies'
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Notes:
Masses of pink flowers on reddish stemmed spikes with dark crimson and green foliage. These are compact, long-blooming plants with good drought tolerance. Like the brief visits of butterflies, these plants grace the nursery for only a short time and then they're gone (in the trunks of people's cars!).

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Sandy, well-drained soils in full sun.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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