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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

GAURA lindheimeri 'The Bride'

Star-shaped white flowers with a pink blush on tall, wiry stems in late summer/early autumn
Further Reading....

 

  • White - with pink blush
  • Height - to 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - bushy, clump-forming perennial. Slender stems with spoon-shaped to lance-shaped toothed leaves 2.5-8cm (1-3in) long.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects. Flowers open at dawn
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - USA (Texas, Louisiana)
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - loose panicles 20-60cm (8-24in) long
  • Star-shaped - irregularly star-shaped 2.5cm (1in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
to 90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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