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Scientific Name: Gaura lindheimeri
Pronunciation: GORE-uh LIND-hyme-ur-eye
Common Name: wand flower, bee blossom
Family Name: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
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.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded, Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Mexico, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google
wand flower, bee blossom
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Sinuate

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): White, Pink
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown, Green
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Storage tap root

Propagation: Seed
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Aphids or adelgids, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Drought resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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