Gaura lindheimeri Whirling Butterflies

Wand Flower

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 36" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Flowers are held at tips of long dark stems. They sway and dance in the breeze, hence the name. Bright white flowers with red sepals makes Whirling Butterflies the perfect whimsical specimen for your wildflower garden. More compact, very free flowering and won't self seed. The flowering wands will wave and dance in the breeze.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Gaura General Information:

Gaura are vase-shaped plants that bloom from late spring until fall. Will thrive in high heat and humidity areas. Very nice, but will need winter protection in far northern states.

Gaura Plant Care:

Very tolerant of heat and drought. Needs good winter drainage. Very airy habit responds to cutting back by one half when 12-15 inches tall to control height. Deep tap root dislikes transplanting. Will not self-sow.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: GAWB