Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura lindheimeri is the prettiest and herbaceous plant that grows about 50_150 cm tall. In addition to this, it possessed long-blooming which last from early summer into fall. Besides that, it has vase-shaped clumps that are about 2_4 ft high and 2_ 3 ft wide.

Along with this, spikes of flower bear white blossom that commonly open from pink buds. The most interesting thing about this flower is that it can avoid drought and can service for some time without getting wet. Moreover, this flower can enhance your garden’s beauty if you use it as a houseplant.

Suitable place for Gaura:

To protect Gaura from the destruction it is important to place it near moist well-drained soil in the presence of neutral PH balance and acidic alkaline.

Origin of Flower:

It’s is native to Texas and Louisiana.


its genus is Oenothera.


The family of this flower is Onagraceae.

Scientific Name:

The scientific name of this flower is Oenotheralindheimeri.

Tips to better grow this plant:

  • It needs full sun or well-drained soil for better growth.
  • Furthermore, it can avoid partial shade and drought but it can harm the overall capacity of the flower.
  • Watering on the regular basis is one of the keys to maintaining your flower growth.
Most Frequent Asked questions:

1. Is Gaura is toxic? 

No, it is proved from different researches I have no toxic effects.

2. Will Gaura can grow in shade?

Gaura can better grow in full sun but it can survive in the shaded place particularly in the time of hot climate.

3. Do you need to deadhead Gaura?

Yes, it is essential to deadhead it because in this way new leaves produce and then blooming again and it continuously stays till autumn.

4. Is Gaura is useful?

Yes, it is useful as the resistance of rabbit and deer and it can attract butterflies also. Besides that, it can be used in containers or rock gardens.

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