Gaura 'Whirling Butterflies' Wandflower has snowy white flowers with a hint of pink. The blooms dance on graceful, wiry stems from late spring to mid-fall, almost like butterflies in flight. It has an unparalleled appeal to pollinators.
'Whirling Butterflies' is a variety of Gaura lindheimeri (or Oenothera lindheimeri), a native plant to Texas and Louisiana.
Gaura 'Whirling Butterflies' prefers full sun and thrives in average to poor, well-draining soil. Wandflower is a tap-rooted perennial so it is very drought tolerant, but does not enjoy being transplanted after it's established.
The foliage of 'Whirling Butterflies' Wandflower typically has small, maroon spots that become more noticeable in cool fall weather. (Don't worry, it does not harm the plant.)
Gaura 'Whirling Butterflies' Wandflower is a must-have in any pollinator or cottage garden!