Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane
Rosyjane Apple Blossom Grass, Beeblossom Grass
DetailsRosyjane Apple Blossom Grass (Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane) is an improved selection of our native Apple Blossom Grass that blooms all summer, with a flurry of pink-edged white flowers held above the foliage on tall, wiry stems. Rosyjane Apple Blossom Grass (also known as Rosyjane Beeblossom) is reliably perennial when planted in a fast draining soil in full, hot sun. You'll appreciate its unusual coloration and long-blooming nature. It also makes an outstanding container plant.
|Common Name||Rosyjane Apple Blossom Grass, Beeblossom Grass|
|Botanical Name||Gaura lindheimeri Rosyjane|
|Zones||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Pink, White|
|Mature Height||12-36" tall|
|Mature Spread||10" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to fall|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Moist/Wet|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"|
|Advantages||Attract Butterflies, Adds Texture|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Tips For Growing Gaura (Appleblossom Grass or Beeblossom)
Gaura (Appleblossom Grass or Beeblossom) is a genus of North American wildflowers.
Preferred growing conditions:
- Plant in a fast draining, infertile soil with full sun. Avoid clay soils. Mulch with gravel or not at all.
- Water regularly the first growing season to establish the plant; thereafter, infrequent but deep watering is adequate.
- The plants are naturally long blooming and deadheading is not necessary.
- Fertilize lightly in the fall with a half and half blend of Yum Yum Mix and good quality compost.
- Gaura should be left standing over the winter to improve cold hardiness. Cut back in mid-spring to just above ground level.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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