Amazing color breakthrough, white flowers petals are edged in cherry red. Flowers bloom along gracefully arching stems attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. The attractive foliage takes on a rosy tint in cooler weather. This compact selection is tough enough to thrive in hot, humid weather and dry soil.
Pink and white flowers attract bees and butterflies
Helps to attract beautiful hummingbirds to the garden
Blooms for a remarkably long time
Easy to grow and drought tolerant
May die back in winter but comes back reliably
Rarely damaged by deer
Found in prairies, pinelands and pond edges in Texas and Louisiana.
Gaura is from the Greek gauros, meaning superb. Gaura lindheimeri is named for German immigrant and "Father of Texas Botany" Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer, who explored Texas looking for new plants.