Plant ID forum: Tagged as Dierama

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Jul 28, 2013 8:45 AM CST
I received this as a trade and was told it was Dierama Guinevere - it's definitely not that! Don't have a clue as to what it is. ID would be appreciated.

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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Jul 28, 2013 9:48 AM CST
It looks a lot like Gaura lindheimeri alba to me..
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Jul 28, 2013 9:49 AM CST
It looks like Gaura 'Whirling Butterflies'

http://www.velvetgreene.com/it...

Does the rest of the plant match?

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Jul 28, 2013 9:50 AM CST
OK, one or the other. Hilarious!
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jul 28, 2013 10:23 AM CST
I agree, that pretty flower sure looks to be a variety of Gaura (Oenothera linderhiemeri):

Gaura (Oenothera lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies')

White Gaura (Oenothera lindheimeri)

Appleblossom Grass (Oenothera lindheimeri 'The Bride')

Appleblossom Grass (Oenothera lindheimeri Snow Fountain™)
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
A closed mouth gathers no foot
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Xeramtheum
Jul 28, 2013 10:30 AM CST
BINGO! Gaura lindheimeri. Thanks for the help!
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