Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy (borderline)

    A graceful, hazy plant with airy wands of white, fading to pink, star-shaped flowers with distinctive long anthers like daddy long-legs, held on slender stems from May to September. This exceptionally long-flowering perennial, with slender, grey-green leaves, looks equally at home in an informal cottage-style garden or among soft grasses in a new perennial border. This variety is particularly free flowering, drought-tolerant and will soak up the sun. Give it space, as its wispy stems will lean over other plants and pathways.

  • Garden care: Resist the temptation to cut back gaura after it has flowered as it takes on beautiful autumn tints, particularly in cold weather. Cut back and lift and divide large colonies in spring.

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5.0

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5.0

delightful

By Lisabet

from Berkshire

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  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

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      Comments about Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies':

      Pretty and easy. 3 plants in each of two big pots either side of a doorway provided daily pleasure through the summer into autumn

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      5.0

      I would recommend this product

      By Exeter girl

      from East Midlands

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      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Lovely Healthy Plant

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        Comments about Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies':

        Very attractive in pot on patio

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        5.0

        Lovely gaura

        By Maggie

        from Birmingham

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        • Attractive
        • Healthy

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          Comments about Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies':

          This is very pretty and expands to fill availBle space, while looking dainty and airy

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          5.0

          Very pretty

          By Patchplayer

          from Durham

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          • Accurate Instructions
          • Attractive
          • Hardy
          • Healthy

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            Comments about Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies':

            Planted in a mixed border

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            5.0

            Spectacular Long Lasting Display

            By Bookworms

            from North Nottinghamshire

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            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive
            • Drfits
            • Healthy

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              Comments about Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies':

              Drifts in the border grow throughout the summer and do look like whirling butterflies.

              I have found no downside to this plant at all.

              The 7th December 2016 -

              • Your Gardening Experience:
              • Keen but clueless

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