Guara Plants
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Guara plant

Zone Middlebury Vermont | Mikey added on September 23, 2016 | Answered

I moved to Middlebury, Vermont. Is the Gaura plant considered an annual in this climate? I want to know if it can be grown here as a perennial.

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Alisma
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Answered on September 23, 2016

The Gaura plant is winter hardy in zones 6 and higher and marginally hardy in zone 5. Middlebury is zone 4b, so yes, Gaura would most likely only grow as an annual in your climate. Here is more about them:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gaura/growing-guara-plants.htm

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