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PlantFiles: Appleblossom Grass
Gaura lindheimeri 'Cherry Brandy'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gaura (GOW-ra) (Info)
Species: lindheimeri (lind-HY-mer-ee) (Info)
Cultivar: Cherry Brandy
Additional cultivar information: (PP14581)
Hybridized by Kataoka; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002

Synonym:Oenothera lindheimeri

Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MiniPonyFarmer On Apr 24, 2010, MiniPonyFarmer from Gilmer, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Awesome plant!. Stays somewhat green year round, and has filled out nicely this spring. The wands have a burgundy color that really looks awesome, even without the gorgeous pink blooms. No pests or diseases, just a happy plant that is easy to please. Prefers the sunniest location available.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Elgin, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Gilmer, Texas
Haltom City, Texas
Port Arthur, Texas
Rowlett, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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