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Gaura 'Karalee Petite' (Gaura, Butterfly plant)

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Plant description

gaura karalee petite

Gaura Karalee Petite is a hardy perennial plant that bears masses of delightful dark pink butterfly flowers set on dark compact foliage. It will flower all summer. Trim off spent flowers to encourage more.

Gaura is a fast growing plant that is troubled by few pests and diseases. It likes full sun or part shade, and tolerates heat well. It is useful for the garden and also for container growing. Withstands light frosts and coastal conditions.

 

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.0

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose.

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