Plant ID forum: What is the name of this flower

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Dkfandi
Apr 24, 2018 4:29 PM CST
Saw this flower in a planter at a model home in north Texas. What is the hairlike plant with the red/pink flowers on it?
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Name: Janine
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janinilulu
Apr 24, 2018 4:33 PM CST
It's hard to tell: Gaura maybe?
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plantladylin
Apr 24, 2018 4:36 PM CST
I can't see a close up of the flowers but I wonder if it's a variety of Oenothera? Two photos from our database for comparison:

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DaisyI
Apr 24, 2018 6:00 PM CST
Its looks like Gaura to me also.



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greene
Apr 24, 2018 6:09 PM CST
??? Shrug!
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Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Apr 24, 2018 7:00 PM CST
It really does look like Oenothera lindheimeri, commonly called Gaura and Whirling Butterflies.
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