Oenothera lindheimeri, Gaura lindheimeri or also known as Lindheimer’s Clockweed, Indian Feather, Pink Gaura, Beeblossom, Lindheimer’s Beeblossom, Whirling Butterflies. It is a herbaceous perennial with flowering spikes full of beautiful pink flowers that grow as tall as 120cm or 4ft high.
Gaura lindheimeri blooms for a long time creating beautiful bush like flowers. This plant loves the sun and is drought resistant. It blooms in summer and fall. It is native to Southern North America, and Mexico. It looks beautiful in borders. Gaura lindheimeri is part of the Onagraceae family of plants.
How to grow Gaura lindheimeri:
Grow Gaura lindheimeri in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in sandy, loamy but well-drained soil. It is drought tolerant. It also tolerates heat and humidity. It does not require deadheading or pruning but thinning it out in mid-summer will encourage new growth and flowers. This will also keep it tidy. Gaura lindheimeri is deer-resistant and rabbit-resistant. It is also pest-free and disease-free. Don’t divide as it prefers not to be disturbed.