Scientific Name: Gaura lindheimeri Form: Mounded, Vase
Common Name:wand flower, bee blossom Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:OnagraceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: U.S. - southwest, Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Spatulate, Oblanceolate, Elliptic, Sinuate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Pink, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Fruit: Capsule, Brown Green
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, blade tissue extended almost to stem down the petiole; raceme with white to pink florets, 2.5 cm wide, late spring to fall.