Gaura

gaura
Name: Gaura
Height: 3-5′
Width/Spread: 2′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring to Fall
Color/Feature: Pink or white flowers
Maintenance: Mid-June or early July, cut back by 1/2 to 2/3. Flowering will commence again shortly after shearing. Cut back to 3″ in mid-February.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Gaura lindheimeri
Tall spikes with flowers. Flowers resemble swirling butterflies. Can be a short-lived perennial. Attracts butterflies.

 

Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

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