Gaura - Pink Flowering Gaura (Gaura biennis) Wildflowers Organic Non-GMO Biennial Flower

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Gaura - Biennial Gaura (Gaura biennis) Organic - Non-GMO - Flower


Gaura biennis, commonly known as Biennial Gaura, is a charming biennial wildflower native to North America. This graceful plant is characterized by its slender, wand-like stems that bear an abundance of delicate, four-petaled flowers. The blossoms are typically white to pink, creating an ethereal and elegant appearance. Gaura biennis is known for its ability to attract pollinators, adding a lively touch to gardens and natural landscapes.

  • Full sun to partial shade.
  • This wildflower prefers well-draining soils. It is adaptable to various soil types, including sandy and loamy soils. Maintaining good drainage helps prevent issues like root rot.
  • Gaura biennis is relatively drought-tolerant once established. Allow the soil to dry between watering to prevent waterlogged conditions.
    Watering should be more frequent during dry spells, especially in the initial growth stages.
  • Gaura biennis seeds typically exhibit a germination rate of 60-70%. For optimal results, sow seeds directly into the garden bed or containers in the fall.
  • Lightly press the seeds into the soil and cover with a thin layer.
  • As a biennial, Gaura biennis completes its life cycle in two years. In the first year, it produces a rosette of leaves, and in the second year, it sends up flowering stems.
  • The flowering period occurs in late spring to early summer, offering a spectacle of delicate blooms that dance on slender stems.
  • Gaura biennis is a magnet for pollinators, including butterflies and bees. Planting it in your garden contributes to the overall biodiversity and supports local ecosystems.
  • Gaura biennis has a rich history as a native wildflower, playing a role in North American ecosystems. Its adaptability and resilience have made it a staple in natural landscapes, where it enhances biodiversity and adds a touch of beauty.
  • Plant Gaura biennis in groupings or mixed perennial borders to create a visually appealing display.
  • Deadhead spent flowers to encourage prolonged blooming.
  • Consider its biennial nature when planning your garden layout, as the first-year rosette of leaves may remain low and inconspicuous.
  • Incorporate Gaura biennis into your garden for a touch of wild elegance, attracting pollinators and showcasing the beauty of North American native flora.
  • Seed count: 15