General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP13189, Bentley, 2001

Common names
  • Gaura
  • Wand Flower
  • Appleblossom Grass
  • Evening Primrose
  • Wandflower
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Oenothera lindheimeri
  • Synonym: Gaura lindheimeri

Photo Gallery
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2015-07-14
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2010-05-15
Location: My yard in SE Nebraska
Date: May 29, 2011 2:35 PM
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-07-04
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
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christine2 On June 1, 2016 Obtained plant
christine2 From June 1, 2016 to April 1, 2018 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
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