Whirling Butterflies Gaura

Gaura lindheimerii 'Whirling Butterflies'

SKU
03568
Airy panicles of white flowers like tiny butterflies emerge from pink buds, dancing on slender stems all season long. Blooms age to rosy-pink. Deep tap root assures heat and drought resistance. Ideal for rock gardens, mixed borders or containers.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growth to 2 or 3 ft. tall and as wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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