Appleblossom Grass (Oenothera lindheimeri) in the Oenotheras Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Oenothera lindheimeri Accepted
Gaura lindheimeri Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Division

Flower visited by the Owl butterfly.

Photo gallery:
Location: Chicago Botanic GardenDate: 2018-09-01Flower visited by the Owl butterfly.
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-07-03
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Location: My yard in Arlington, Texas.Date: Summer 2010These flowers seem to float.
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Location: Tennesseephoto courtesy of Sunlight Gardens, www.sunlightgardens.com
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Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2009-09-28w/ Cabbage White BF
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Date: 2010-06-26Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Date: 2010-06-26Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: ILDate: 2011-10-10
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2012-03-27
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2020-09-05
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Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On February 11, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
piksihk On September 21, 2016 Obtained plant
Lowe's $1
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help identifying by A0327 Jun 24, 2020 5:36 PM 8
Amateur gardener - Help needed to identify 5 plants by fantmax Jun 15, 2020 1:02 PM 5
ID for shrub please. by echoes Aug 7, 2020 5:02 PM 2
I want to know the scientific name of these plants by ookhalidoo Apr 13, 2020 8:47 AM 16
Agapanthus Lily of the Nile by hiyall Jun 27, 2019 8:50 PM 9
What is it?! by Rng1974 Apr 26, 2019 9:11 AM 2
Untitled by hiyall Apr 18, 2019 8:06 PM 8
What is the name of this flower by Dkfandi Apr 24, 2018 7:00 PM 5
Help for identification this flowering bush by Iida Nov 21, 2017 11:55 AM 3
Adding a plant by Samlav Aug 7, 2017 12:51 PM 4

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