Gaura Silver Fountain_Z6S8316

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Gaura (Oenothera) FLUTTERBY FOUNTAINS™ Silver Fountain

Gaura (Oenothera) lindheimeri = ‘Walsilfou’

This compact collection of gaura (Oenothera) features new burgundy growth and masses of brightly colored buds on short, sturdy stems, opening to large, clearly colored blossoms from spring through autumn, attracting an abundance of pollinators. Foliage maintains a neat habit all season, and many varieties sport boldly variegated leaves. The Flutterby Fountains line makes a great border, mass planting, or container plants.

  • USDA Zone 5. (-20°F or -28°C)
  • Profusions of sterile clear white blooms, giving an exceptionally long flowering period
  • Exceptionally long flowering period, blooms early summer – fall
  • Stable and highly variegated green and white foliage
  • Compact mounding habit 24” x 24”

Patent Status: PP 31,220

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 10
Height: 18 to 24-inches
46 to 61-centimeters
Spread: 18 to 24-inches
46 to 61-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: White
Foliage Colors: Variegated
Light Levels: Sun
Growth Habit: Mounded
Usage: Borders, Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 31,220

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
pH: 5.5pH to 6.2pH
Fertilization: Medium | 200 ppm
Light: High
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
Growing Temp Day: 70°F to 75°F | 21°C to 21°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 60°F | 13°C to 13°C
Pinching: Yes
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Gaura (Oenothera) FLUTTERBY FOUNTAINS™ Snow Fountain