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Gaura lindheimerii 'Whirling Butterflies' (Oenothera) - BEEBLOSSOM 'Whirling Butterflies'

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Product Code: GAU-WHIR-BUT
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$7.49

Light wiry structure, very long flowering season, fast growth, cute white flowers resembling butterflies & attracts hummingbirds. 

White-pinkish flowers, pink buds, reddish stems. More compact and rich blooming cultivar, that is not dwarf.

Can be grown as an annual and re-planted every year.

Gaura’s name comes from the Greek “gauros” meaning superb, in reference to the beautiful flowers.

Occasional maroon spots on leaves or stems are not caused by disease but occur naturally.

Blooming Time: July-October
Size: 2-3’ high x 1.5-2' wide, spacing 1.5'
USDA Zones: 5 to 9
Culture: Full sun, preferably drained soil (sandy, gravely) with less nutrients. Becomes floppy in too-rich and moist soils.
Moisture Needs: dry to medium
Origin: Wild Beeblossom is native to Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Deer/Rabbit Resistant: yes/yes (some sources mention that it is browsed by deer in Texas, where it’s native)
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: yes, both
Attracts Hummingbirds: yes
Pot Size: 3.5" x 4" perennial pot (1.22 pt/580 ml)

Picture copyright: David Stang, Commons Wikimedia

Plant combinations: Gaura looks excellent and combines nicely with many summer flowering perennials or annuals; it looks best with some rough structure like Echinacea, Rudbeckia, Coreopsis or with grasses (Panicum, Pennisetum etc.). Can be used as annual for exceptional flowering power and combined with many annuals or perennials. For sunny garden, xeriscape, big containers, naturalistic garden, pollinator garden.

Gaura lindheimerii 'Whirling Butterflies' (Oenothera) - BEEBLOSSOM 'Whirling Butterflies'

$7.49
 

Light wiry structure, very long flowering season, fast growth, cute white flowers resembling butterflies & attracts hummingbirds. 

White-pinkish flowers, pink buds, reddish stems. More compact and rich blooming cultivar, that is not dwarf.

Can be grown as an annual and re-planted every year.

Gaura’s name comes from the Greek “gauros” meaning superb, in reference to the beautiful flowers.

Occasional maroon spots on leaves or stems are not caused by disease but occur naturally.

Blooming Time: July-October
Size: 2-3’ high x 1.5-2' wide, spacing 1.5'
USDA Zones: 5 to 9
Culture: Full sun, preferably drained soil (sandy, gravely) with less nutrients. Becomes floppy in too-rich and moist soils.
Moisture Needs: dry to medium
Origin: Wild Beeblossom is native to Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Deer/Rabbit Resistant: yes/yes (some sources mention that it is browsed by deer in Texas, where it’s native)
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: yes, both
Attracts Hummingbirds: yes
Pot Size: 3.5" x 4" perennial pot (1.22 pt/580 ml)

Picture copyright: David Stang, Commons Wikimedia

Plant combinations: Gaura looks excellent and combines nicely with many summer flowering perennials or annuals; it looks best with some rough structure like Echinacea, Rudbeckia, Coreopsis or with grasses (Panicum, Pennisetum etc.). Can be used as annual for exceptional flowering power and combined with many annuals or perennials. For sunny garden, xeriscape, big containers, naturalistic garden, pollinator garden.

 

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