Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage
Bloom Color
White
Attributes
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
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Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'

Gaura

Delicate white flowers resembling hovering butterflies float on airy stems, adding points of light to the garden throughout the summer. This is a great drought-tolerant plant. Attracts butterflies.

Height:

24-36 Inches

Spacing:

18" (46 cm)

Additional:

Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Bright white, fading to pink.

Gaura (gau'-ra)

Family: Onagraceae · Common Name: Gaura

Dainty flowers in shades of pink and white hover on graceful leafless stalks in the garden. Exceptionally long-blooming, it makes a lovely filler in the garden or bouquet. Tolerates drought, heat and humidity.

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